9 Sep

If you haven’t come across Tinman before, take a look at this post.

Worth Doing Badly

Among the words that the OED has added this year are Cryonaut, Five-second rule, Gastric Band, Sexting, Tinfoil Hat, and Yuck Factor….


He was the essence of stressence as his eye ran down the list. Then he gave a long, loud humilolation, an onomatopoeic groan of humiliation and desolation.

None of the words he had submitted had made the new edition of the Dictionary.

Not Star-warrior, someone who willing to argue till death that Star Wars is better than Star Trek. Nor Spock-jock, such a person‘s deadliest foe.

Not whether-forecast, gambling on not bringing an umbrella to work. Nor screw-cut, refusing to cut your hair because you know it annoys your parents.

Not foot-soar, the feeling you get when you slip on something in a supermarket, nor bum-thrum, the annoying twinge that you feel for three days afterwards.

Not Hunger-Games-hunger, the hope that there will someday be another book…

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12 Responses to “”

  1. vivinfrance September 9, 2012 at 09:34 #

    Thanks for the re-post, but I am already a dedicated fan!


  2. misswhiplash September 9, 2012 at 10:47 #

    great stuff..I pressed de button!!!


  3. SchmidleysScribbling September 9, 2012 at 15:13 #

    Onomatopoeic you. Dianne


  4. Judith Atwood September 9, 2012 at 16:42 #

    A well-written piece! Thanks for posting this.


  5. Tinman September 9, 2012 at 18:46 #

    I hope all your readers enjoy it. Thanks for re-posting it, Tin


  6. Tinman September 9, 2012 at 18:47 #

    Am I allowed click “Like” on this post?


  7. laurieanichols September 9, 2012 at 20:59 #

    Thanks Tilly, great read.


  8. eof737 September 14, 2012 at 14:48 #

    Good job Tilly! Tin is fun! 😉


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