I am linking up with Kathy at Bermuda Onion's Weblog today. This meme is a place to share wondrous words encountered while reading. Or you could highlight words you like. Write a post and link up at Kathy's blog.
but none that were new to me. So today I will share a couple from my Word of the Day email from Merriam Websters.
from April 25th
lissome adj. 1. easily flexed 2. lithe, nimble
My old arthritic joints keep me from being as lissome as I was when I was a teenager.
bowdlerize verb 1. to expurgate by omitting or modifying parts considered vulgar 2. to modify by abridging, simplifying, or distorting in style or content.
"Being an iconic classic, however, hasn't protected Adventures of Huckleberry Finn from being banned, bowdlerized and bleeped. It hasn't protected the novel from being cleaned up, updated and 'improved.'" — Michiko Kakutani, New York Times, January 6, 2011
Until next time
Stay Busy and Stay Happy