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🎈Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and the courage of those who dare to make dreams a reality. By Jonas Salk 🎈


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Boilerplate

Everyone!

Meet Boilerplate History’s Mechanical Marvel written by Paul Guinan & Anina Bennett.
Boilerplate was designed by Professor Archibald Campion in 1893 as a prototype to help save lives. For more information there are many sites – Goodreads.com, Bing.com, Librarian From Alaska.Wordpress.com

Is this backwards? Yes it is and the reason why it’s a printing boiler plate used for newspaper eons ago. I’m sure you will find some people are still using them to publish their local newspapers.
See Herald Extra.com

Have a great day! Hope

Clip Art from Bing.com
Boilerplate word from M-W’s Word of the Day
Definition from Merriam-Webster Dictionary.com

#boilerplate #history’s mechanical marvel #printing boiler plate #blogging blogger #M-W’s Word of the Day #Merriam-Webster Dictionary


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Serendipitous

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All of a sudden a lady hops on the stage and starts singing! Wow! That took some nerve. Plus she is a good singer.

Wow! Harry is a great comedian. I didn’t know he had it in hime. When he made a mistake he saved it with his impromptu talent.

I have been growing my herb garden for years. Most are perennials. The annual ones I need to replace every year.

Have a great day! Hope

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Serendipitous from Dictionary.com
Definition assistance from Dictionary.com

#serendipitous #herb garden #annual #perennials #singer #stage #comedian impromptu #nerve #hop on stage #blogging blogger


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Scrutinize

Hi Everyone!

Scrutinize is my middle name!

Sherlock, my scrutiny is better than yours.

No! No! Sherlock & Hercules. We Inspector Clouseau’s were voted to have the best scrutinize noses in the world.

Not again! You fellows always think you have the best ways to inspect your surroundings. My inspection of a crime scene is fast and more accurate.

Shhh! Let’s leave quietly. This argument can go on forever. More detectives are on their way to let’s say discuss who can scrutinze the best.

Have a great Day! Hope

Clip Art from Bing.com
Scrutinze word from M-W’s Word of the day
Definition from Merriam-Webster dictionary.com

#detective #scrutinze #Sherlock Holmes #Hercule Poirot #Miss Marble #inspection #crime scene #accurate #Insprector Cloueaus #blogging blogger


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Hello What? 😎

Hi Everyone!

Bombast? What the heck is bombast? It has nothing to do with bombs.
Do you have any idea of what it means? You can’t look in the dictionary yet.
Okay, okay you can look it up in the dictionary.

In case anyone that is a couple of eons younger than me this is Joan Crawford. Her movie star career started in the 1920’s.
How do you like those shoulder pads?

I can’t forget the men, now can I.
Here we have Fred Astaire
He started in movies in the 1930s

This man’s speech is full of bombast words I have never heard of. Did you hear the last word he said? I have to go home and look in my dictionary.
Now a days modern Enlish “speech or writing that is stuffed or padded with pretense and unnessary verbiage.”

Have a great day! Hope

Clip Art from Bing.com
Bombast from M-W’s Word of the Day
Bombast definition from Merriam-Webster Dictionary.com

#bombast #speech #stuffed #padded #verbiage #blah blah #shoulder pads #pretense #Joan Crawford #Fred Astaire


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Quibble

Hi Everyone!

Mable: You are quite a quibbler Hope!

Hope: I am not a quibbler!!
Now let me have my tea in peace!!!

Mable: Really Hope! You must have a very, very, very bitter tea bag in your cup!! Why don’t you add some sugar that will not only sweeten your tea but YOU along with it!

Dot: Girls! Girls! Both of you are driving me bonkers with all your quibble. Come on now, can’t we just enjoy this beautiful morning? Look I see a speck of sun coming through those clouds.

Have a great day! Hope

Clip Art from Bing.com
Quibble word from M-W’s Word of the Day
Quibble definition from Merriam-Webster Dictionary.com

#quibbler #blogging blogger #morning #Dot #Mabel #Hope #coffee pot #teapot #coffee cup #tea cup


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Malapert

Hi Everyone!

What the heck? Let me break up the word:
Mal = bad or badly,
Apert = open, honest,
Put them both together you get “malapert” = a bold or impudent person.

In other words someone who is “open” or “honest” in a bad way.

Do you know anyone that is like that?
If you said no, then I think you better recheck your family, friends, neighbors, work place.

Still no, wake up! Smell the coffee! Smell the roses!
Come on now, recheck!! Recheck!!! I know you can do it!!!!
Oh My Gosh!! Am I being “malapert” in my writing today??

Have a great day! Hope
Clip Art from Bing.com
Malapart word from M-W’s Word of the Day
Malapart definition from Merriam-Webster Dictionary.com

#malapert #family #friends #neighbors #work place #writing #recheck #bold #impudent #open #honest #blogging blogger


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Nuance

Hi Everyone!

Nuance is great in this one don’t you think?

No! No! This one with it’s different lines of color will be the best!

You both need to brush up on your artwork. This one is the one. When the soft lights are on you will be able to picture yourself right there with Alice and Absalom. The nunce is perfect.

Have a great day! Hope
Clip Art from Bing.com
Painting of Milo from my iPhone
Nuance word from M-W’s Word or the Day
Nuance definition from Merriam-Webster Dictionary.com & The Free Dictionary.com

#nuance #MC Escher #Amanda Sage #Milo #perfect #Alice in Wonderland #Absalom #artwork #Ekaterina Guseva Statue