😏Hope: I am not the one that did that. Abby: Oh yes you did. 🤨 🤔Hope: How do you know I did that? Abby: Kaleidoscope told me. She’s a new friend of mine. ☺ 😏Hope: OH! How come I haven’t met her? Have the other girls met her? Abby: She told me exactly what you did, so there!! I’ll introduce her to all of you when the right time comes. 😠 😏Hope: I have big shoulders, so if you need a scapegoat I will take the blame. But I still contest I did not do it. 😎
Who thought of this word? Well if you look at Etymonline.com, it started off as a Latin word “fecundus” then adjusted to Middle English “fecond” spelling, then Middle French (“fecond”), old French (“fecont”).
Look how fecund the apple trees are. Watch out here comes an apple!! photo from Bing.com, Blog.chuckjones.com
Abby: Boy Hope sure has fecund discussions at our seminars. Mabel: Some times she sounds like the Scarecrow from the Wizard of Oz. Don’t you think? Abby: You are so right! Full of straw.
Okay, gang here we go down the crooked road to aunt Mabel’s home.
There was a crooked man, and he walked a crooked mile, He found a crooked sixpence, against a crooked stile, He bought a crooked cat which caught a crooked mouse, And they all lived together in a little crooked house. Poem by Mother Goose Poetry Foundation.org
Wikipedia.org definition of nosegay: A nosegay, posy, or tussie-mussie is a small flower bouquet, typically given as a gift. They have existed in some form since at least medieval times, when they were carried or worn around the head or bodice.
Collins Dictionary.com definition of nosegay: a bunch of flowers; small bouquet, esp. for carrying in the hand
The Free Dictionary.com definition of nosegay: an arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a present. bouquet, corsage, posy. floral arrangement, flower arrangement – a decorative arrangement of flowers.
Have a great day! Hope Clip art from Bing.com Nosegay from M-W’s Word of the Day
Bing.com PS: Definition of tussie-mussie all bunch of flowers or aromatic herbs. synonyms: bouquet · spray · posy · nosegay · corsage · wreath · garland · chaplet · buttonhole · flower arrangement · boutonnière
Hope: What girandole fireworks we had for the 4th of July! Dot: Wow! Look at all those girandole candlestickes. I wonder where Abby got them from?
Hope: Her grandparents on both sides of her family. Her grandparents got them from their grandparents, and they got them from their grandparents, etc, etc, etc. Dot: I’m glad you finally stopped at etc, etc, etc!!!!
Girls! Girls! Look at those lovely designs by Dolce & Gabbana!
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