May 4th, 2016

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Word of the Day 05/04/16 Gimcrack

Gimcrack (noun, adjective)
gimcrack [jim-krak]

1. a showy, useless trifle; gewgaw.

2. showy but useless.

1. bauble, knickknack, trinket, ornament.

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Origin: 1325-75 for earlier sense; Middle English gib (e) crake; compare Middle English gibben to waver (< Old French giber to shake)

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.
10 count

Numbers Challenge

The rules are:

1. Each post is either a hundred words or more/ or you can make a graphic/art
2. However the number influences you, go with the flow! I don’t care how you use or abuse the number! (I’ll give some suggestions/ideas/other languages to help you along if you get stuck!)
3. Post anywhere – tumblr,, your journal, AO3, the dreaded, your bedroom wall, etc.
4. There is NO time limit.

And the number shall be ...38!

Go forth and create!