July 31st, 2017

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Word of the Day 07/31/17 Highfalutin

Highfalutin (adjective)
highfalutin or highfalutin', hifalutin, hifalutin' [hahy-fuh-loot-n]

adjective, Informal.
1. pompous; bombastic; haughty; pretentious.

Also, highfaluting [hahy-fuh-loo-ting, hahy-fuh-loot-n]

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Origin: 1830-40; high + falutin (perhaps orig. flutin, variant of fluting, present participle of flute)

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.
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Let the awesomeness commence

Hello darlings....

I know, I know.... One mustn't be so cheerful on a Monday, but it's a beautiful day in Southeast Texas and I have two days left of my mini vacation, so life is good. :)

This week's news....

older_not_dead is running a promptathon for the month of August so toddle on over and see if anything inspires.

Three more people have completed the Pool Party Challenge. Way to go to katleept, angelus2hot and tellshannon815. Way to go, ladies!!

Speaking of Pool Party, today is the last day to get your fics and graphics in for this year. I'll be doing a round up later on this week.

haldoor has posted the schedule for the weekend challenges for the rest of the year. If you would like to help out in anyway, just drop her a line here

Today is the last day of the month, so don't forget to update your counts. kaige68 will be counting tomorrow morning after taking her puppy out and her first pot of coffee. Let's finish the month with a bang.

Onto the awesomeness....

I'm hoping to put the finishing touches on one of my wips since I owe katleept a lot of words for her contributions to Say What? Friday.

What plans do y'all have in mind for this week?

The Post-Apocalyptic 'New Girl' Fic no one asked for...

With eighty or so minutes to spare...a last minute entry to the pool party!

Title: The Post-Apocalyptic 'New Girl' Fic no one asked for
Rating: Teen
Warnings: Includes murder, a suicide, three catastrophes, mentions of cannibalism, and unwarranted abuse of a comedic franchise.
Words: 1,500+

Read it here, if you have a twisted sense of humor .....