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FOLLOWERS

Thank you for linking.
So you know what I'm thinking.
It's coffee I'm drinking.
From hard work, I'm shrinking.

Tomorrow's a dream.
So for today, I'll scheme.
Filling out a paperless ream,
With no solid, fixed theme.

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Word of The Day 

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Followers! 

Writing is a long term rite
Done in daylight or at night.
When it's also a website
The work makes me up tight.

The reason is "it's public"
That's the extra trick.
The work's out in the open
Even when it's broken.


satellite

/ˈsatəlʌɪt/
noun
(also artificial satellite) - An artificial body placed in orbit round the earth or moon or another planet in order to collect information or for communication.

Origin

Latin satelles, satellit- ‘attendant’.

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As this post is being written, less than an hour remains in the countdown of the launch of a commercial rocket carrying sixty broadband communications satellites into orbit around the earth.

lacklustre
(US lackluster)

/ˈlaklʌstə/
adjective
1 Lacking in vitality, force, or conviction; uninspired or uninspiring.
2 (of the hair or the eyes) not shining; dull.

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Lou left a line of lacklustre lorries in the lot. He hoped the new paint jobs would liven them up.

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Anyone got a link to that flash clip about passive agressive punctuation in email? Can’t seem to find it. I think the guy is called Z or Zed.

shortly

/ˈʃɔːtli/
adverb
1 In a short time; soon.
2 In a few words; briefly.
2.1 Abruptly, sharply, or curtly.

Origin
Old English scortlīce (see short, -ly).

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Having finished his complex morning tasks, Fred will shortly take his mid-morning coffee break. After late morning meetings, lunch and a routinely busy afternoon will follow in due course.

@rryan

Early days!
Welcome to the fediverse.

Thanks for reaching out.

I'll look forward to seeing how your activity progresses. I tend to reciprocally follow those who are active in addition to those with whom actual conversations develop.

It's too early to tell with an account which has no visible toots in the web profile.

Have fun.
Be creative.
Be safe.

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Good morning moonbeams.
No matter how small and insignificant you feel against the tapestry of our universe, there will always be someone or something that benefits from your existence.
#Florespondence

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One of the mulch paths in our yard is labeled the Leeloo Dallas Mulchy Path

@z

Thanks for the reciprocal connection.

may be the first point of connection, but perhaps other shared interests will enrich our interactions.

Have fun.
Be creative.
Be safe.

My Plea if You Please

One litters the timeline
With things methinks fine.
Respond with a comment
If you are inclined.

A Like or a Boost
Don't feather my roost
But when you talk back
I get really juiced.


For what it is worth "openwashing" does NOT mean doing your laundry outside.


Loophole

The justification for all kinds of abuse, not just tax "avoidance".

Not to mention downright planning for getting "favorable" statutes into place to make it easier to let someone else pay taxes instead of "me".

Promises, Promises

Things I post are indirect
Giving you a chance to reject
Or, at least, you can ignore.
But I must warn you, there'll be more.

Apologies

I do a Sunday dump
A terrible tooting pump.
I'm sorry for the lump
I guess that I'm a chump.

@Curator

tycoon

/tʌɪˈkuːn/
noun
1 A wealthy, powerful person in business or industry.
2 A title applied by foreigners to the shogun of Japan in power between 1857 and 1868.

Origin
Mid 19th century from Japanese taikun ‘great lord’.

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Bob never wanted to be a tycoon...any more than he wanted to be a raccoon.

Sunday Sillies -Wicked Wonderful Wordies -

Happy weekend from here, fans!

Idioms or common phrases (American/English) are represented by the position, shape or arrangement of words in or around a square.

Can you figure out this week's wordie? It would be wicked wonderful if you can.

Please use CW to submit your answers, thanks. Give everybody the chance to guess.

Hint: Right On

Embroidery is a simple with one answer. Start with one of the letters with a gray background and move to the next letter, but only horizontal or vertical from where you start. No diagonals - each square just once.

Please use DM or CW to give answers to let everyone enjoy the search!

Starting with one of the letters in a
gray square, find the hidden word.
Next letter horizontal or vertical from
the first. No diagonals.
No square may be used again.

Permission

This rhyme is not for sale.
No check need be in the mail.
Now let me put it out there. I care
If you choose to spread and share.

Just share it giving credit
Even if readers will forget it.
Sharing is a good thing
Especially of rhymes we can sing.


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@grainloom hmm

is there a unicode combining heart dot

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