endite ?!?!

  • You see, I reckon that many of us who like word based games like Scrabble, believe that it gives us a chance to exercise our vocabulary and increase it ! However there are a few issues – one is that you win as many points with crude obscenities as you do with learned words and secondly the automated versions will offer obscure short words or others that are so rarified they can barely breathe – e.g. endite

an inwardly directed lobe on a limb segment of an arthropod, especially on the protopodite of a crustacean limb.

that’ll come in handy the next time I’m involved in a heavy debate about crab anatomy ……

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Saturday …..

I wake up……

It’s raining……

I turn on the radio to hear Reverend Richard Coles ………

talking to Lisa Tarbuck ………..

tell me that things will get better

please

Says it all

From a Guardian article by Ellie Mae O’Hagan

‘My colleague Owen Jones was once at a meeting where an influential Tory grandee confided that the party was a “coalition of privileged interests. Its main purpose is to defend that privilege. And the way it wins elections is by giving just enough to just enough other people.”

Terrifying isn’t it ?

Discuss ….

It’s 00.42 and I’m sitting with a beer looking at a picture of a seal being chased out of a fishmonger’s in Ireland. Cheers.

Booking fee?!?!?

Can someone explain to me what is a ‘booking fee’ ? Other than being a scam that is ……..

What is a twoccer ?

It was a one word crossword clue! I’ve found out it means but I’d like to do a little research:-

1 If you knew what it meant (without googling) please answer Yes and add your age.

OR

2 If you had no idea of what it meant please answer No and add your age.

You see where I’m coming from………