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Daily prompt: Words

DAILY PROMPT Graceful Graceful is a word that always makes me uncomfortable. I don’t know why. It doesn’t set my teeth on edge and make my hair prickle the ways some words do, but there’s something about it that sits … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Spare me the verbal codswallop

DAILY PROMPT Morphing Language evolves. The meaning of a word can shift over time as we use it differently — think of “cool,” “heavy,” or even “literally.”Today, give a word an evolutionary push: give a common word a new meaning, … Continue reading

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Seizing the day 9/2: Words

If I were famous, each word that I wrote would be loaded with meaning and subtext and clever allusion; obscure and profound. But because I’m just me, they’re just words, poor things…

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Daily post: Seven words. Or alternatively…

DAILY PROMPT: SEVEN WONDERS Khalil Gibran once said that people will never understand one another unless language is reduced to seven words. What would your seven words be? Why don’t we just revert to grunting? Easier all round, I would … Continue reading

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