October 29th, 2020

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Word of the Day 10/29/20 Ghost Word

Ghost Word (noun)
ghost word


noun
1. a word that has come into existence by error rather than by normal linguistic transmission, as through the mistaken reading of a manuscript, a scribal error, or a misprint.

Origin: First recorded in 1885–90

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR GHOST WORD
But it is unrecorded in literature and labours under the suspicion of being a ghost-word.
THE ROMANCE OF WORDS (4TH ED.)|ERNEST WEEKLEY

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.
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A to Z Challenge

Here’s the rules:
1) 100 words or 1 graphic for each letter of the alphabet.
2) Get all 26 by January 15th and win a banner!

It’s that easy.
And perk – It’s the alphabet you know what’s coming if you want to get ahead of it. There is no need for your work to all connect. There is no need for them to be in order.

Like the Numbers challenge, if you are stuck or would like a random word to use, poke me and I will provide.

Now everyone give me an

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