May 31st, 2017

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Word of the Day 05/31/17 Superlative

Superlative (adjective, noun)
superlative [suh-pur-luh-tiv, soo-]


adjective
1. of the highest kind, quality, or order; surpassing all else or others; supreme; extreme: superlative wisdom.
2. Grammar. of, relating to, or noting the highest degree of the comparison of adjectives and adverbs, as smallest, best, and most carefully, the superlative forms of small, good, and carefully. Compare comparative (def 4), positive (def 21).
3. being more than is proper or normal; exaggerated in language or style.

noun
4. a superlative person or thing.
5. the utmost degree; acme.
6. Grammar.
a. the superlative degree.
b. a form in the superlative.

Synonyms
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1. surpassing, excellent, magnificent, preeminent.

Origin: 1350-1400; Middle English < Late Latin superlātīvus, equivalent to Latin superlāt(us) hyperbolical (super- super- + -lātus, suppletive past participle of ferre to bear1) + -īvus -ive; replacing Middle English superlatif < Old French < Late Latin, as above

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.
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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, amazon.com, your journal, AO3, the dreaded ff.net, your bedroom wall, etc.
4. There is NO time limit.

And the number shall be ...645!

Go forth and create!
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Friendly Reminder

Heads up!!!

kaige68 will be counting words in the morning right after Eggs has gone out and she's had her first cuppa. Let's give her something awesome to start her day off right with.

Update your words and image counts, please. If you know anyone from here who hasn't updated their numbers in awhile, please remind them. Our goal is to crack 13 million words this year. Together we can do this.

MMoM: The Magnificent Seven: Budding Family

Title: Budding Family
Author: Kat Lee
Fandom: The Magnificent Seven
Character/Pairing: Chris, JD, Buck, Ensemble
Rating: PG/K+
Challenge/Prompt: 1_million_words Mysterious Month of May: “Skipped, skedaddled, decamped, absconded. In other words, he’s gone and don’t ask me where because I don’t know.”
Warning(s): None
Word Count: 1,434
Date Written: 29 May 2017
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