The Weekly Word is Neuter – What’s your alternative meaning?

I was talking to a friend about voluntarily neutering street dogs in Greece,'that's a great word' I thought, 'I'll have that on my blog in the weekly word slot'; and so here it is for you to dissect and play around with to your heart's content. I spent a little time turning the word over … Continue reading The Weekly Word is Neuter – What’s your alternative meaning?

Jaundice is the Weekly Word; what’s your alternative meaning?

Typically, the word Jaundice is associated with illness and it sounds as it is pus filled and angry. My alternative meaning for it is 'a way of opening the mouth wide and leaning the head back to indicate to other poker players that you would like to end the game without throwing your hand in'.  … Continue reading Jaundice is the Weekly Word; what’s your alternative meaning?

I Am Bidding You Adieu – It’s this weeks’ weekly word

Adieu is one of those words that I associate with black and white love stories; where the couple are forced apart before they can finally be together permanently. You rarely hear it mentioned these days, except in playful homage to those times; but it's a fabulous word which resonates with all sorts of untold stories … Continue reading I Am Bidding You Adieu – It’s this weeks’ weekly word

Whimsical is The Weekly Word: What’s YOUR Alternative Meaning?

Whimsical, is a lovely word that seems to hark back to childhood when everything was lovely, nice and full of fairy tales with happy endings. However, it does have it's darker side as we shall see in the rest of the post. My alternative meaning for the word whimsical is "a calorie counter that judges … Continue reading Whimsical is The Weekly Word: What’s YOUR Alternative Meaning?

Especially for Billgncs; ASSAYED is The Weekly Word: What’s YOUR Alternative Meaning?

I love it when people get involved in my blog and take me at my word. Over the last few months I've been sharing my weekly word posts and I've suggested that if readers have a favourite word that they let me know and I'll share it. Today, I have my first suggestion and it … Continue reading Especially for Billgncs; ASSAYED is The Weekly Word: What’s YOUR Alternative Meaning?