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…

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…

Absolute – The Weekly Word for the beginning of December

When I flung out my request for 'another word please', the response was 'Absolute' - yes we know that it's the name of the radio station and a brand of vodka (not that I touch the stuff you understand ....!),…

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…

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…

My Weekly Word is Acrimony: Do You Have An Alternative Meaning?

Acrimony, even the sound it makes you think that it's not very pleasant and when I spotted it in my thesaurus I knew I just had to have it on the blog. It was quite difficult to come up with…

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…

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

I dug out my trusty Thesaurus when I was planning the words for this slot to the end of the year, and when I spotted the word 'Stilted' I knew that there would be a great alternative meaning in there.…