August 28th, 2019

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Word of the Day 08/28/19 Shivaree

Shivaree (noun, verb)
shivaree [ shiv-uh-ree ]


noun
1. a mock serenade with kettles, pans, horns, and other noisemakers given for a newly married couple; charivari.
2. Informal. an elaborate, noisy celebration.

verb (used with object), shiv·a·reed, shiv·a·ree·ing.
3. to serenade with a shivaree.

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Origin: 1835–45, Americanism; alteration of Mississippi Valley French, French charivari charivari

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Passing the daily challenge torch - a little late!

Ooops....sorry, I failed to pass the torch yesterday. Apologies to  flipflop_diva for falling down on the job, there.  Today is your day,  bizarra -- good luck!

As for me, no words this week - just lots of miles run (10 on Saturday, 6 on Monday, five more due tonight) and dishcloths and a tie knit up as gifties for some family members.