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June 2nd, 2018

Word of the Day 06/02/18 Cinquefoil

Cinquefoil (noun)
cinquefoil [singk-foil]


noun
1. any of several plants belonging to the genus Potentilla, of the rose family, having yellow, red, or white five-petaled flowers, as P. reptans (creeping cinquefoil), of the Old World, or P. argentea (silvery cinquefoil), of North America.
2. Also called quinquefoil, quintefoil. Architecture. a panellike ornament consisting of five lobes, divided by cusps, radiating from a common center.
3. Heraldry. a charge in the form of a five-leaved clover.

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Origin: 1375–1425; late Middle English sink foil < Middle French cincfoille < Latin quīnque folia five leaves, translation of Greek pentáphyllon

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May Count Done!

YOU GUYS ROCK!!!


May's count looks like this:

Image word: 1093 x 1,000. This is up by 98!!!

Written word: 1,168,090. This is up from the last count by a big 153,344!!!

1_million_words Total words to date 2018: 2,261,090!


We are doing so well, everyone!
It's not quite the increase of last month, but it's still a fair number! And this month I would just like to acknowledge those of you who consistently add some great numbers to the count; everyone here does a fantastic job adding words when they can, but some of you are here month in, month out, no matter what else is going on in your lives, and we really appreciate your dedication to the craft! You know who you are. *hugs*

And June is another one of our favourites! Yes, it's BINGO, and you can join in with all the fun over here, so come on down and boost those word totals in this new month!

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