Tag Archives: Fun Friday

Fun Friday: Name that Book

Below are some passages from some of my favorite books.  Nothing obscure or off the beaten path here, have fun and enjoy your Friday! Quote #1 He held up a book then. “I’m going to read it to you for … Continue reading

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Fun Friday: The Portmanteau

We’ve all heard them, a bizarre word that’s half one word half another but manages to capture the meaning of both.   Today we learn the proper name to call them – a portmanteau. These little gems sprung from the … Continue reading

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English is Tough Stuff

Fun Friday is Back!  Most of the time I use my posts to explore how to improve writing skills. Today we will poke fun at one of English’s greatest drawbacks – it’s pronunciation. I dare you to try to read … Continue reading

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Friday Funny: The Art of Neology

I exhausted my extensive knowledge of how to find obscure items on the web.   I, your web guru, have failed to find the original article. Instead, I found hoards of reprints.  It’s the equivalent to xerox humor on the … Continue reading

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Fun Friday – Tarja Turunen “I Walk Alone”

There are few things that move me more than a good piece of music. And “I Walk Alone” is one of my very favorites. It’s beautiful, intense and intriguing – all the elements that I wish to blend into my … Continue reading

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