March 6th, 2018

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Word of the Day 03/06/18 Madeleine

Madeleine (noun)
madeleine [mad-l-in, mad-l-eyn; French maduh-len]


noun, plural madeleines [mad-l-inz, mad-l-eynz; French maduh-len] French Cookery.
1. a small shell-shaped cake made of flour, eggs, sugar, and butter and baked in a mold.
2. something that triggers memories or nostalgia: in allusion to a nostalgic passage in Proust's Remembrance of Things Past.


Origin: 1835-45; < French, earlier gâteau à la Madeleine, after the female given name; the attribution of the recipe to an 18th-century cook named Madeleine Pau(l)mier is unsubstantiated

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

Flash challenge: Passing the Daily Count torch to ....Everyone!

I managed to write 870 new words on a WIP tonight! Also did some editing. It's more than I hoped for, and I'm very encouraged to make some progress finally!!

So.....   severina2001 -- Wednesday is all yours! Good luck with the words.

It turns out Severina has a conflict today, folks, which will prevent there being writing time. So let's all take it as a flash challenge- I'm aiming to put another dent in my WIP tonight!