Posts Tagged: vocabulary

I’m so cross

It bears repeating (in light of today’s post) the origins of my expansive lexicon have their roots in Scrabble battles with Grandma, lots of reading and crossword puzzles. For many years I honed my talents, even subscribing to the monthly Dell Crosswords magazine. At my peak, I had reached Princely status (there were far more… Read more »

I hate hate

Recently, I took one of those quizzes on Facebook that said I knew roughly 30,000 words, which is both preposterous and unverifiable. It was probably only the second quiz I’ve ever taken in the seven years I’ve been on Facebook, mostly for those aforementioned reasons. First, it’s doubtful I actually have a vocabulary of 30,000 words…. Read more »

Are you a writer?

I took my friend and her son to the Renaissance Festival last weekend and a good time was had by all.  He was especially thrilled by the extra-large bag of kettle corn, from which we filled his personal little paper bag in astonishing frequency. During the course of our wanderings, we came across a tent… Read more »