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Kiwi Crocus
21 April 2012 @ 05:24 pm
The Washington Post has published the winning submissions to its yearly
contest, in which readers are asked to supply alternate meanings for common
words.


[Some of them amused me, so I'm posting them in case some of them amuse you, too.]

Alternate meanings.Collapse )


In other news, my mother and grandmother showed me pictures of said grandmother and my grandfather (they're divorced). My grandparents were mighty good-lookin' folk! My grandmother was way hotter than I am at the same age, which I think is pretty cool.

(There were two pictures of her on a beach in a bathing suit. While I don't attempt to compete with such things, I'm really quite fond of my face and hair; I think I get enough points there to make up for not posing in suits on beaches. I'm more into people taking pictures of me when I'm in the water, being goofy. And pretending to be a mermaid.)
 
 
Kiwi Crocus
21 April 2012 @ 11:44 pm
I joined up on the 16th or so, I think--whenever I saw it open to public (thanks to my Potterhead campers). I've stealth-friended some of you, but I'm removing the stealth factor now:

I'm RiverMidnight23214 (because it reminds me of River Song and I too frequently stay up past midnight).

I haven't actually done anything with it yet since while peroxidepirate was here I found the first two British-edition HP books at The Shire (great used book store) in wonderful condition. I thought it'd be a great opportunity to read along with the Pottermore experience, even if most of the pleasure is just finally getting myself into that re-read I've been planning for years at this point.

That, and I don't want to be Sorted yet. The chorus of this song I've yet to write keeps going 'round my head...I may force myself to write and play it before I get Sorted.

Just thought I'd let you all know who I am. I'm sure many of you are already bored with it. (: I don't mind being late to the party!