June 9th, 2021

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Word of the Day 06/09/21 Cause Célèbre

Cause Célèbre (noun)
cause célèbre [ kawz suh-leb-ruh, -leb; French kohz sey-leb-ruh ]


noun, plural causes cé·lè·bres [kawz suh-leb-ruhz, suh-lebz, kaw-ziz suh-leb-ruh, -leb; French kohz sey-leb-ruh].
1. any controversy that attracts great public attention, as a celebrated legal case or trial.

WORDS RELATED TO CAUSE CÉLÈBRE
bone of contention, controversy, debate, scandal, moot point, hot potato, political football

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Origin: 1755–65; < French: literally, famous case

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR CAUSE CÉLÈBRE
But Cosby Truthers are applying their principles to the wrong cause.
PHYLICIA RASHAD AND THE CULT OF COSBY TRUTHERS|STEREO WILLIAMS|JANUARY 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST

So we know that boring down to the bedrock and pumping it full of fluid can cause earthquakes.
26 EARTHQUAKES LATER, FRACKING’S SMOKING GUN IS IN TEXAS|JAMES JOINER|JANUARY 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST

These days weather should never cause a commercial airliner to crash.
ANNOYING AIRPORT DELAYS MIGHT PREVENT YOU FROM BECOMING THE NEXT AIRASIA 8501|CLIVE IRVING|JANUARY 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST

If Dudesmash were to be something we continued doing, this would be an important year to do it, ‘cause we didn’t do one last year.
DEER TICK'S JOHN MCCAULEY ON TEN YEARS IN ROCK AND ROLL|JAMES JOINER|JANUARY 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST

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.

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 a

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Drabble/Icon Challenge .:. Day 9!



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Every day you will see a post with 4 prompts like so: 1. a place, 2. a color, 3. an action and 4. a random word.

All you have to do is create an icon or a drabble (or more) for that day using at least one (or more) of the prompts.

There are no other rules! Any fandom/s (or none); any character/s; a one-off each day or a continuous story for several days; post it one day at a time, post 7 creations altogether once a week, or just post in one lump at the end! It's all up to you. Take the prompts and run with them; no interpretation is wrong!

Day 9
1. a place: Playroom
2. a color: Black
3. an action: Crawl
4. a random word: Lost

Feel free to leave suggestions on this post. All comments are screened.

Good luck and have fun!