October 22nd, 2019

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Word of the Day 10/22/19 Spitzenburg

Spitzenburg (noun)
spitzenburg or spitz·en·berg [ spit-suh n-burg ]


noun
1. any of several red or yellow varieties of apple that ripen in the autumn.


Origin: 1795–1805, Americanism; short for Esopus Spitzenberg, after Esopus, N.Y. + Dutch spits point + berg mountain; so called from its being found on a hill near Esopus

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SPITZENBURG
The Northern Spy, Æsop, and Spitzenburg are also admirable kinds.
AGRICULTURE FOR BEGINNERS|CHARLES WILLIAM BURKETT

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 ...208!

Go forth and create!