Bored

Hi Everyone! Bored?Hmm bored??Me bored???Wow! Bored???? Bored - first meaning I found was make a hole. That is not a meaning I was looking for.Then I switch to Thesaurus meaning "world weary" bored with life, strolled through a museum with a bored air.Not showing any type of interest whereever you go - movie, baseball game, … Continue reading Bored

Accolade

Hi Everyone! Congratulations to all who have made someone smile!Bravo to all who have saved animals safe!Thank you to all who give their time for assisting elders!A salute all who serve and protect their country. Remember it's the little things that matter in this world believe it or not.To me it was the smile my … Continue reading Accolade

Intoxicate

Hi Everyone! I believe most people think "intoxicate" means people are on highs from alcohol or drugs. Me I think of "intoxicate" as feelings, scents, smells, adventures;love,friendships,scent of blooming flowers in the Spring,scent of ocean, sea, river, scent of fresh baked pie,scent of new perfume,riding in air balloon,the hunch you felt was true,reading a fantastic … Continue reading Intoxicate

Nonpareil

Hi Everyone! Wow! Doesn't that cake look delicious? I wonder how the chef made it? Even if you would ask they do not give away their secret ingredients. The word "nonpareil" did not start out as a cooking, baking word. It started way back in French as "not equal". Pareil comes from a "Vulgar Latin" … Continue reading Nonpareil

Capybara

Hi Everyone! Abby: Hi Dot! Have you seen Hope's new pet?Dot: She has a new pet and I wonder how Milo is getting along with the new?? Abby what is the pet's name?Abby: You will find out soon. Here comes Hope & Maxie.Dot: Ahh! It's not a cat, or dog, or rabbit, or horse, or … Continue reading Capybara

Trending Word

Hi Everyone! The word "cavalier" soared up to 6,200% in April 2019.WOW! How did that happen?The University of Virginia's men's basketball team won the national championship. Teams name is "Cavaliers!" Everyone starting looking up the word "cavalier".Cavalier started way, way back as "a soldier who fights on horseback", or "a gallant courtly soldier", or "a … Continue reading Trending Word

Old Words

Hi Everyone! Did you know old words are updated with new meanings?Well if you didn't here are a couple that have new meanings. Snowflake: Now used to mean both “someone regarded or treated as unique or special” and “someone who is overly sensitive.” Purple: Extending the blending of red and blue to the metaphorical level, purple can … Continue reading Old Words

MacGyver

Hi Everyone! I know what you are thinking. MacGyver is the great TV show with a person that knows how to make anything out of anything that is available. But - hang on to your hat, cap, top hat, bonnet, akubra, beret, cloche, beanie, deerstalker, and many, many more. MacGyver means: "To make, form, or … Continue reading MacGyver

Katzenjammer

Hi Everyone! So what do you think about this word? Have you dragged out your dictionary? Which search engine did you use? Or did you try all of them to make sure they were all reading the same way? Here's a breakdown of what the word is; Have you ever heard a cat wailing and … Continue reading Katzenjammer

Ecstatic

Hi Everyone! Yeah! It's Friday! Here's some F.Y.I.: Ecstatic has been used in our language since the late 16th century, and the noun ecstasy is even older, dating from the 1300s. Both derive from the Greek verb existanai ("to put out of place"), which was used in a Greek phrase meaning "to drive someone out of his or her … Continue reading Ecstatic