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April 26th, 2018

Word of the Day 04/26/18 Gadzookery

Gadzookery (noun)
gadzookery [gad-zoo-kuh-ree]


noun, British.
1. the use or overuse of period-specific or archaic expressions, as in a historical novel: Without any gadzookery and its excessive use of “forsooth,” “prithee,” etc., her first historical novel conveys a superb sense of the period.


Origin: First recorded in 1950-1955; Gadzook(s) + -ery

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Word Wars Sat?

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Daily Count Challenge to csichick_2!

Aha! I actually managed to write yesterday! I started a fic I have due for an exchange soon and made it to 1,012 words! I'm quite pleased with myself over that :)

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