Posts Tagged ‘tchotchke’


Word of the Week: depone

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Tomorrow: The MIP Book Club officially starts! Do you have your copy of Life Interrupted by Priscilla Shirer? Click here for the MIP reading plan for it and links on how to order the book, if you don’t have it already.

Last week’s Word of the Week (WOW) was tourbillion. One of the MIP readers knows this word…for sure, thanks to a hubby who has a particular hobby. And if you think this hobby is knowing a lot of math terms, you would be wrong! Tourbillion, according to Merriam-Webster Online, refers to a whirlwind or the vortex of a whirlwind  or whirlpool. My guesses were way off. How about yours???

This week’s WOW is: depone. Here are my guesses for it:

depone: (di-ˈpōn) 1. one depot. 2. when Al Capone is dethroned. 3. to refrain from eating corn pone as in “The Help”

What’s your guess? Submit a comment below and let’s see who’s closest!

Wednesday’s Post: All the special ladies…

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Word of the Week: boffin

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Last week’s Word of the Week (WOW) was tchotchke. Tough to even come up with a possible guess for this one, hunh??? Heck, I’m lucky if I can even spell it correctly! Merriam-Webster Online defines tchotchke as: knickknack or trinket. The next time I dust my tchotchkes I will let you know.

Today’s WOW is boffin. This one just sounds fun, doesn’t it??? So, here are my guesses for boffin:

boffin: (ˈbä-fən) 1. a casket for Bubba 2. coughing while be-bopping 3. bobbing for puffins

What’s your guess for boffin? Submit a guess below!

Tomorrow’s Post: The last 26 Tuesdays honoree

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