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

See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com

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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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!



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.