November 24th, 2016

Hawaii::Nuuanu Pali Lookout

Word of the Day 11/24/16 Ripsnorter

To everyone in the United States who celebrates, Happy Thanksgiving! Have a good time with family/friends and eats lots of wonderful food!

Everyone else, Happy Thursday!

Ripsnorter (noun)
ripsnorter [rip-snawr-ter]


noun, Informal.
1. something or someone exceedingly strong or violent: a ripsnorter of a gale.
2. something or someone remarkably good or exciting.



Origin: 1830-40, Americanism; rip + snorter

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.
CELEB: RDA b&w

Word Wars later today

Happy Thanksgiving for those celebrating today!

I'll be hosting some word wars later this afternoon as I'm hoping to take advantage of having the day off to get some extra words for NaNo, but of course everyone is welcome whether you are NaNoing, Mini_wrimoing or just getting the words :D

Times listed are in Pacific Standard and UTC.

Round 1: 4:00PM (00:00 UTC) to 4:25PM (00:25 UTC)
Round 2: 4:35PM (00:35 UTC) to 5:00PM (01:00 UTC)
Round 3: 5:10PM (01:10 UTC) to 05:35PM (01:35 UTC)
Round 4: 05:45PM (01:45 UTC) to 06:10PM (02:10 UTC)
CELEB: RDA b&w

Word Wars 4:00 PM edition

Everyone ready for some words?

Round 1: 4:00PM (00:00 UTC) to 4:25PM (00:25 UTC)
Round 2: 4:35PM (00:35 UTC) to 5:00PM (01:00 UTC)
Round 3: 5:10PM (01:10 UTC) to 05:35PM (01:35 UTC)
Round 4: 05:45PM (01:45 UTC) to 06:10PM (02:10 UTC)

Start/stop announced in new comments :)

TOTALS
severina2001: 1318 words
thtwzjustadream: 701 words
craterdweller: 2142 words

4162 words!!!!

WE WERE AWESOME!