January 3rd, 2019


Word of the Day 01/03/19 Postiche

Postiche (adjective, noun)
postiche [paw-steesh, po-]

1. superadded, especially inappropriately, as a sculptural or architectural ornament.
2. artificial, counterfeit, or false.

3. an imitation or substitute.
4. pretense; sham.
5. a false hairpiece.

Related Words for postiche
hairpiece, toupee, rug, periwig, peruke, postiche

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Origin: 1850–55; < French < Italian apposticcio < Vulgar Latin *appositīcius added to. See apposite, -itious

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.
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  • kaige68

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 ...2!

Go forth and create!

  • haldoor


OMG, everyone!!!! WE COMPLETELY DID IT!!!

The count for December, and the WHOLE YEAR goes like this:

Image word: 3,374 x 1,000. This is up by a phenomenal 527!!!

Written word: 2,845,965. This is up from the last count by an absolutely stunning 488,628!! (almost half a mill, folks!)

1_million_words FINAL WORD COUNT FOR 2018: 6,219,965!!!

Yes, you read that right: SIX MILLION WORDS!!!


So grab yourself a virtual drink here at Chez_1MW and CELEBRATE!!!


PS: if you didn't update your numbers and want to, please PM me with your final written and graphic words for the year and I'll add them in.