Posted in Bonkers Away, Triskaidekaphobia

Triskaidekaphobia

Hi Everyone!

What is triskaidekaphobia?
Yes, it’s a phobia.
Here’s a clue, some times it falls on a Friday.

It’s the fear of the number “thirteen 13”.
Yikes! Do you hide in the closest when this lovely number falls on a Friday?
Now, on the other hand, “thirteen 13” can be a lucky number.

Have a great day! Hope
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Triskaidekaphobia word & definition from M-W’s Word of the Day.com

Color page Zentangle found on Bing.com

Take a few deep breaths, sit back, relax, select your favorite colors.

Posted in Bonkers Away, Scapegoat

Scapegoat

Hi Everyone!

Did I do that?

😏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. 😎

Have a great day! Hope
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Emojis are from everywhere
Scapegoat word & definition from M-W’s Word of the Day.com


Posted in Bonkers Away, Fecund

Fecund

Hi Everyone!

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.

Have a great day! Hope
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Fecund word & definition from M-W’s Word of the Day.com
Additional definition assistance from Dictionary.com

Posted in Bonkers Away, Tortuous

Tortuous

Hi Everyone!

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

Can’t get any more crooked than that!

Have a great day! Hope
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Tortuous word & definition from M-W’s Word of the Day.com
Additional definition assistance from The Free Dictionary.com
The Crooked Man Poem found on Poetry Foundation.org & Bing.com search

Posted in Bonkers Away, Garniture

Garniture

Hi Everyone!

Come along everyone, we have to keep moving. Another tour will be starting in thirty (30) minutes.
Now, who do you think wore these tap shoes?

The story behind this guitar is out of this world.

Earrings were worn by????

A very unique painting of Alice in Wonderland of a different era!

Have a great day! Hope
Garniture word from M-W’s Word of the Day
Garniture definitions from Merriam-Webster Dictionary.com and The Free Dictionary.com
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Posted in Blogging Blogger, Bonkers Away, Nosegay

Nosegay

Hi Everyone!

Merriam-Webster Dictionary.com
definition of nosegay:
 a small bunch of flowers : POSY

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
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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

Posted in Blogging Blogger, Bonkers Away, Girandole

Girandole

Everyone!

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!

Have a great day! Hope
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Jewelry designed by Dolce & Gabbana.
Girandole from M-W’s Word of the Day
Definition from Merriam-Webster Dictionary.com


I just love the swim wear, don’t you?

Posted in Blogging Blogger, Bonkers Away, Plummy

Plummy

Hi Everyone!

Hmm! Yummy! What a delicious smell! It’s Zwetschgenkuchen (German Plum Cake) Hmm! Yummy!

Wouldn’t you know it she always gets the plummy star rolls when we try out for the same plays.

All I’m seeing right now are plummy, purple fruit. It’s time for me to sign off for today.

Have a great day! Hope
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Plummy word

from M-W’s Word of the Day
Definition from

Merriam-Webster Dictionary.com

Posted in Bonkers Away, flounce

Flounce

Everyone!

Okay ladies I wnat to see how you move and make your gowns flounce around the room.

Let’s see a little move flounce Abby

Come on girls keep those beads flouncing!

Come on Mabel flounce your beads a little more.

Have a great day! Hope
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Flounce from M-W’s Word of the Day
Word definition from Merriam-Webster Dictionary.com

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