September 2nd, 2016

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Word of the Day 09/02/16 Flounder

Flounder (verb)
flounder [floun-der]

verb (used without object)
1. to struggle with stumbling or plunging movements (usually followed by about, along, on, through, etc.): He saw the child floundering about in the water.
2. to struggle clumsily or helplessly: He floundered helplessly on the first day of his new job.

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2. falter, waver, muddle.

Origin: 1570-80; perhaps blend of flounce and founder


Flounder (noun)
flounder [floun-der]

noun, plural (especially collectively) flounder (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) flounders.
1. a European, marine flatfish, Platichthys flesus, used for food.
2. any of numerous similar or closely related non-European flatfishes.
3. any flatfish other than soles.

Origin: 1400-50; late Middle English < Anglo-French floundre < Scandinavian; compare Norwegian flundra

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Update your numbers!

Hey everyone, I am counting up later today (sorry, haven't had time yet!) so this is your 12 hour warning to update your numbers! Get those last August counts in and update! I haven't got the link just now, but it's at the top left of the comm's main page, so get thee to a nunnery to your numbers! :D

I just know August is gonna be AWESOME, numbers-wise!
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Monthly stats post!

Once again, THIS COMM ROCKS! Look at the numbers:



We are truly the best comm ever!

Here are the numbers:

Image word: 6,675 x 1,000. This is up 565 from last month! *dance of joy*

Written word: 2,198,317. Up a lovely 146,242 from last month!

1_million_words Total words to date 2016: 8,873,317!

And I cannot stress enough how wonderful you all are!!!

Now, I know some of us have words written but not yet posted, and with Bingo about to get underway this month, I am absolutely certain there will be an even better result for September!

And as you know, Kaige and I are going to be somewhat absent this month, but we're sure we're leaving the comm in the best hands, so no pressure or anything, but WRITE YOUR HEARTS OUT while we're gone! We have a few more days before we go - 11 to go and counting! - and we'll be back before the month-end count-up, so DO US PROUD! ;-)