Thursday(Letter G), Acrostic Only,(SW-Wildlife-scorpion), Three Word
Wednesday(Naughty tactic zenith), Theme Thursday(Change)
Suzie was told always
Careful you better be
Of the naughty Mr.D
Remember his tactics dear
Please change your ways
In the Gooey sugar
Or else you end
Neon display – zenith shelf
“What is this place I am in now?”, asked Lady to the Girl with a curl
“This is New York N…,” answered the Girl
And Lady cut Girl off mid-word with a, “Thank God, I am still at home”
She had worried for a second when she opened her eyes on the way and saw something like Rome
As she took a deep breath, she smelled….something sweet..
“Girl! I think I am in for a treat.
Lots of sugary chewy jelly bean,
At this, Betty said, “Of course, you are right” with a grin
“You are in New York New York, Las Vegas
A Glued together mass of sugar like me, my lass!
And if you are hungry, my dear
You can start with your ear…”
Wondrous Words Wednesday
All words for this week as well their usages are from Julia Quinn’s ‘Just Like Heaven’ which I read over the break. I love reading anything and everything that is printed and among romances, historical romances are among my favorite.
n. 1 a small purple-black plumlike fruit. a dark
purple color. 2 (also damson tree) the small deciduous tree that bears
this fruit, probably derived from the bullace. Prunus
domestica subsp. insititia (or P. damascena), family Rosaceae.
late Middle English damascene, from Latin damascenum
(prunum) ‘(plum) of Damascus’. Compare with DAMASCENE and DAMASK.
n. a feeling of offense or deep resentment: the manager walked out in
high dudgeon. late 16th cent.: of unknown origin.
“With every appearance of high dudgeon, she slumped back against the seat, crossed her arms, and settled in her corner. ‘
- con·san·guin·e·ous adj. relating to or denoting people descended
from the same ancestor: consanguineous marriages.
con·san·guin·i·ty n. early 17th cent.: from Latin
consanguineus ‘of the same blood’ (from con- ‘together’ + sanguis
‘blood’) + -OUS.
- men·dac·i·ty n. untruthfulness: people publicly castigated for
past mendacity. mid 17th cent.: from ecclesiastical Latin
mendacitas, from mendax, mendac- ‘lying’ (see MENDACIOUS).
- “You will have a terrible scar.” He smiled wryly. “I shall wear it with pride and mendacity.” “Mendacity?” she echoed, unable to contain her amusement.
- scads plural n. INFORMAL a large number or quantity: they raised
scads of children [in sing.] he’s installed a scad of microprocessors.
mid 19th cent.: of unknown origin.
- ““I have scads of cousins. Scads.”
- es·cri·toire n. a small writing desk with drawers and compartments. late 16th cent.: from French, from medieval Latin scriptorium ‘writing room’ (see SCRIPTORIUM).
- “They were only scared while in his presence. The rest of the time they sat at their escritoires, writing their names entwined with his—all in ridiculous loopy script, adorned with hearts and cherubs. “
“By Sunday afternoon, Honoria was convinced she had made the right choice. Gregory Bridgerton would make an ideal husband. They had been seated next to each other at the supper at the Royles’ town home a few days earlier, and he had been utterly charming.”
Quinn, Julia (2011-05-31). Just Like Heaven (p. 56). Harper Collins, Inc.. Kindle Edition.
For Theme Thursdays (theme is New) and Book
“Lady Honoria Smythe-Smith was desperate. Desperate for a sunny day, desperate for a husband, desperate—she thought with an exhausted sigh as she looked down at her ruined blue slippers—for a new pair of shoes.”
Quinn, Julia (2011-05-31). Just Like Heaven (p. 14). Harper Collins, Inc.. Kindle Edition.