September 9th, 2014

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Word of the Day 9/9/14 Fortuitous

Fortuitous (adjective)
fortuitous [fawr-too-i-tuh s, -tyoo-]

1. happening or produced by chance; accidental: a fortuitous encounter.
2. lucky; fortunate: a series of fortuitous events that advanced her career.

Can be confused
felicitous, fortunate (see usage note at the current entry)

Usage note
Fortuitous has developed in sense from “happening by chance” to “happening by lucky chance” to simply “lucky, fortunate.” This development was probably influenced by the similarity of fortuitous to fortunate and perhaps to felicitous: A fortuitous late-night snowfall made for a day of great skiing.

Origin: 1645-55; < Latin fortuitus, fortuītus, equivalent to fortu- (u-stem base, otherwise unattested, akin to fors, genitive fortis chance, luck) + -itus, -ītus adj. suffix (for formation cf. gratuitous ); see -ous

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Many Happy Returns!

And the party continues today! Yesterday was Saga's b'day and now it's time to wish our long-time member simplyn2deep...

A Very Happy Birthday!

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Enjoy all that today brings, my dear! ;-)

Happy Happy Birthday to simplyn2deep!!!!!

Happy birthday, my dear!

I have posted a new chapter to Bulletproof Baby Blankets in celebration of your birthday!

Bulletproof Baby Blankets: Another Fine Mess
Fandom: Hawaii Five-0
Rating: PG
Characters: Steve/ Danny
Words: ~6000 this chapter
Summary: Steve and Danny's day at the beach is cut short by Koreans who abduct them and demand that they retrieve the stolen gold. What gold? Where is it stashed? When did they supposedly steal it? All questions Steve and Danny try to answer as they hope for rescue.

Another Fine Mess on AO3===>