January 24th, 2019


Word of the Day 01/24/19 Douceur

Douceur (noun)
douceur [doo-sur; French doo-sœr]

noun, plural dou·ceurs [doo-surz; French doo-sœr] /duˈsɜrz; French duˈsœr/.
1. a gratuity; tip.
2. a conciliatory gift or bribe.
3. Archaic. sweetness or agreeableness.

Related Words for douceur
bonus, bribe, gift, gratuity, tip

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Origin: 1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French: sweetness < Late Latin dulcor, with initial syllable reshaped under influence of French doux, douce; see douce, -eur

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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 ...83!

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