June 29th, 2020

Hawaii Five 0::Danno

Word of the Day 06/29/20 Soi-Disant

Soi-Disant (adjective)
soi-disant [ swa-dee-zahn ]


adjective French.
1. calling oneself thus; self-styled.
2. so-called or pretended.

WORDS RELATED TO SOI-DISANT
alleged, formal, self-styled, purported, allegedly, nominal, ostensible, pretended, professed, self-named

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Origin: 1752, in the meaning defined above

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR SOI-DISANT
The private letters of Maret, that soi-disant friend of peace, breathe full assurance of victory.
WILLIAM PITT AND THE GREAT WAR|JOHN HOLLAND ROSE

There are more poets (soi-disant) than ever there were, and proportionally less poetry.
LIFE OF LORD BYRON, WITH HIS LETTERS AND JOURNALS, VOL. 5 (OF 6)|(LORD BYRON) GEORGE GORDON BYRON

In taking my soi-disant schoolfellow on board the Eos, I had shipped with me my Mephistophiles.
RATTLIN THE REEFER|EDWARD HOWARD

Let your fruit ripen, is a very sound motto, and not only with respect to soi-disant love.
THE SONG OF SONGS|HERMANN SUDERMANN

When we had struggled back with her the soi-disant doctor asked for the diagnosis.
FANNY GOES TO WAR|PAT BEAUCHAMP

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.
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Monday and reminder!!!

Well hello there!

So it's still Monday but only just slightly. And this is gonna be quick as the boss is out of the office for a little bit today.

How are you all doing? It's crazy busy here but we're getting through. I can't believe we're already halfway through the year! Who let this happen? I have none of the posts ready for July! The time has just horribly flown.

Anyway, we are pretty much done with June, how are your big buddy numbers? You've still got a day or so to make it. I know you can do this!!!

And REMINDER TO UPDATE YOUR NUMBERS! H will be couning this weekend so get your numbers in!

How are you doing with the 5+1 Challenge? Go write another one! And while you're at it, go take a look at all the wonderful posts that went up last week and find some inspiration!

And for your Flash Challenge Are you gonna finish that?

I hope you all have a great holiday if you've got one coming up. I hope you all stay healthy. And I hope you write all the words and make all the graphics!

I LOVE EVERYONE IN THIS BAR!