February 21st, 2019

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Word of the Day 02/21/19 Bootstrap

Bootstrap (noun, adjective, verb)
bootstrap [boot-strap]

1. a loop of leather or cloth sewn at the top rear, or sometimes on each side, of a boot to facilitate pulling it on.
2. a means of advancing oneself or accomplishing something: He used his business experience as a bootstrap to win voters.

3. relying entirely on one's efforts and resources: The business was a bootstrap operation for the first ten years.
4. self-generating or self-sustaining: a bootstrap process.

verb (used with object), boot·strapped, boot·strap·ping.
5. Computers. boot (defs 24, 28).
6. to help (oneself) without the aid of others: She spent years bootstrapping herself through college.

7. pull (oneself) up by (one's) bootstraps , to help oneself without the aid of others; use one's resources: I admire him for pulling himself up by his own bootstraps.

See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com

Related Words for bootstrap
reset, reboot, load, start, restart

Origin: First recorded in 1890–95; boot + strap

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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 ...462!

Go forth and create!

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Daily Count reminder

How is the writing thing going for you? Any bumps or hiccups in remembering the days you're accountable for?

If not, great! If so, that's still great! We're going to help you with that!

Here are the last 7 people for the month! Let's cheer them on to get those words!!

FR 22 – dracosdreamer
SA 23 – csichick_2

SU 24 – jennytork
MO 25 – shinysylver
TU 26 – simplyn2deep
WE 27 – bizarra
TH 28 – agdhani

The Daily Count for March should be up in the coming days so be on the look out for that!

Happy continued writing!