Algot Runeman / http://runeman.org
It just crossed my mind that #WordOfTheDay seems oddly lopsided.
It's about using words, of course, but, while an occasional favorite or boost happens, there's little engagement.
A two-part Challenge Proposal:
A) Post a toot using the word in any way, sentence, story, analysis, rhyme...
B) Doodlers and Artists, use the word as the subject of a #SketchChallenge
Get in on the fun of words and visual imagination.
Remember to use the #WordOfTheDay hashtag, of course.
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Thanks to anyone who decides to follow this account.
I have a habit of responding to all who do so, but this is a second account, and I may mess up when trying to determine who is a new follower and who is "also" following after connecting by way of my mastodon.cloud account.
It is not my intent to litter myself all over the fediverse. I will see how things go. I've made connections with several others on mastodon.art and think I'll feel at home here while NOT restricting my toots to artistic attempts. It looks like the instance won't generally mind.
Words have art in them, too.
Good luck to all of us.
Strength to the fediverse through the efforts of individuals.
Thank you for the shiny word!
I've embedded it in today's WotD.
I am constrained from making it the dominant term because the forum where my "work" starts has already used the term. They are a picky group when it comes to repeats.
Shine with a soft, slightly wavering light.
A soft, slightly wavering light.
Late Old English scymrian, of Germanic origin; related to German schimmern, also to shine. The noun dates from the early 19th century.
The bay surface shimmered with a nearly nacreous sheen in the light of the moon and the mix of harbor lights.
1 with object Do physical harm or damage to (someone)
1.1 Suffer physical harm or damage to (a part of one's body)
2 Harm or impair (something)
2.1 archaic - Do injustice or wrong to (someone).
Late Middle English: back-formation from injury.
Joe injured Julie. Though there was no blood, it was a brutal wound to the heart.
Again I am tempted by a toot.
I check the profile and I follow.
Soon my list's too big to swallow.
My problem. You need not give a hoot.
Because of the followed list.
Home timeline runs too fast.
Scrolling back, I'm quickly gassed.
There's many a toot I've missed.
Still, I love the fediverse
It's full of style and grace
Just strewn about the place
A perfect spot to drop my verse.
The "fandom" rhyme happened after a notification appeared of someone favoriting one of my statuses (posts, toots).
Random connections are one of the most intriguing results of a widespread fediverse. I may never know what chord was struck to cause the click of that star in someone's timeline, especially when it seems to have been their federated timeline.
I hesitate to ask. It seems off, somehow.
A person who binds books as a profession.
Bernice was bound up in her memories. Every major event of her life had an associated handmade scrapbook. They were of superior quality, almost qualifying her as a bookbinder.
In the event that you later decide that I'm littering your timeline, feel free to drop the connection.
Your home timeline is *yours* so tailor it to your liking. Add and delete as you wish.
Thank you for making a connection.
Hablo Español solo un poco. Escribo en Inglès.
I hope you will add a recognizable avatar to your account. I find that I recognize an image better than a username.
Adding a bit of information in your profile will make it easier to follow, I think.
1 Not able to be seen through; not transparent.
1.1 (especially of language) hard or impossible to understand.
1 An opaque thing.
1.1 Photography mass noun A substance for producing opaque areas on negatives.
Late Middle English opake, from Latin opacus ‘darkened’.
Sometimes definitions are not enough. Some words' meanings remain completely opaque. Adding example usage sentences is good, and an illustration may also help.
Though it isn't always happy,
And may be downright crappy.
Sometimes it's roses.
Thank you for staying in touch and for inspiring a Wicked Wonderful Wordie I will use some time in the future.
You seem to be spreading out!
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attribute something to
1 Regard something as being caused by.
1.1 Ascribe a work or remark to (a particular author, artist, or speaker)
1 A quality or feature regarded as a characteristic or inherent part of someone or something.
The number of legs is an ID attribute of arthropods, insects well-known for six legs; spiders have eight; centipedes, in spite of the name, don't actually have 100.
Algot Runeman / http://runeman.org
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