Word Nerd

Word Nerd : Muirnigh

We interrupt this regularly scheduled Word Nerd: Hello everybody! This would be Glory Anne "speaking to you.Taking over your Word Nerd Wednesday! Why? Well because I commandeered command of this blog from Ella so as to start her Birthday weekend a wee bit early! Besides St. Patty's day being Ella's b-day I thought it a… Continue reading Word Nerd : Muirnigh

Ambrosial Word Nerd via LaWhimsy
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Word Nerd : Ambrosial

Ambrosial, as one would easily guess, derives from the term ambrosia, which is the food of the gods in Greek mythos. I think that ambrosial is a particularly lovely word, both to say and spell, and I enjoy using to describe things well beyond the realm of food. It's just so enjoyable to utilize such… Continue reading Word Nerd : Ambrosial

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Word Nerd : Nictate

Nictate is the technical term used to describe the blinking or winking of one's eye and I think it's something of an interesting word. Wink, itself, is a delightful word since it hints at flirtation, insinuates a plot and is coyness at it's finest. There is also a sentimental side to nictate, since it can… Continue reading Word Nerd : Nictate

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Word Nerd : Uitwaaien

Uitwaaien is a Dutch word that has no English equivalent, which I think is a real pity, since it is such a lovely word in it's meaning (though, in Dutch I think it's a delight to say, not to mention spell!). I often long to take an uitwaaien when life gets hectic and my mind… Continue reading Word Nerd : Uitwaaien

Zoetic Word Nerd via LaWhimsy
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Word Nerd : Zoetic

I'm sure everyone has a list (written, mentally, or whatnot) of what they consider to be zoetic to their lives and to how they live. Faith, hope, love - these are every bit as zoetic as food, water and shelter. For something to be zoetic, it must contain a certain vitality that makes life whole… Continue reading Word Nerd : Zoetic

Musings and Mutterings

Random Musings on a Tuesday

Oh life, you crazy, bumpy, insanity throwing, magically flowing thing - whatever am I to do with you? You cause me anxiety, leave chaos in your wake and make me fall more in love with you each day I am blessed enough to experience you. You leave me cursing and laughing, crying and singing, hurting… Continue reading Random Musings on a Tuesday