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?

Phlegmatic is the Weekly Word: What’s your alternative meaning?

This week's word is Phlegmatic, it is one of the four temperaments first used by Hippocrates in Greco-Roman Medicine; the others were sanguine, choleric and melancholic. I have no idea why this word popped out at me but perhaps it describes how I'm feeling at the moment, a bit calm and quiet and pleased to … Continue reading Phlegmatic is the Weekly Word: What’s your alternative meaning?

Contrary is the Weekly Word: What’s your alternative meaning?

    My word this week is Contrary, it was a word often used by my ex-husband to describe me because I always disagreed with him! Apparently I wasn't supposed to have an opinion. As a result, it's not a word I particularly like, but it sounds wonderful Anyway, my alternative meaning for the word … Continue reading Contrary is the Weekly Word: What’s your alternative meaning?