Friendly Friday – Ignored

….thanks to Snow for hosting this week’s Friendly Friday

ig·nore
/iɡˈnôr
verb
past tense: ignored; past participle: ignored
  1. refuse to take notice of or acknowledge; disregard intentionally.
    “he ignored her outraged question”
    synonyms: disregard, take no notice of, pay no attention to, pay no heed to, pass over, shut one’s eyes to, be oblivious to, turn a blind eye to, turn a deaf ear to, brush aside, shrug off, push aside, never mind;

    Abandoned

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Lost and Forgotten
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Disregarding the Danger
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Oblivious to the Party Taking Place Above Them
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Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge – Chutes and Ladders

chute1
/SHo͞ot/
noun
  1. a sloping channel or slide for conveying things to a lower level.
    synonyms: channel, slide, trough, shaft, funnel, conduit; More

  2. a narrow metal enclosure for holding or restraining livestock, in which an animal may be vaccinated, branded, etc.
    “cattle tend to be calmer in a chute with solid sides”

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Thanks to Cee for hosting the Black and White Photo Challenge

Fandango’s One Word Challenge – Abstract

…thanks to Fandango for hosting the One Word Challenge

My trip to London allowed me to take in numerous museums and art galleries. One of the things that I saw numerous examples of was abstract art. Here are just a few. Maybe you’ll recognize some of them.IMG-9134
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Most of these paintings came from the Tate Modern. The first sculpture was outside the Museum of Modern Design.

Mundane Monday – #149 Words

…..thanks to Trablogger for hosting Mundane Monday

This week’s challenge to go close with a shallow depth of field using words as our subject. I couldn’t figure out which one I liked best so I’ve submitted a few of them. Which is your favourite?P1050893P1050897P1050900P1050901

 

Thursday’s Special – Words in November

…thanks to  Lost in Translation for Words in November

This week’s words for November are: fun-loving, dormant, influential, salubrious, ear-marked

Dormant

dor·mant

[ˈdôrmənt]

ADJECTIVE
  1. (of an animal) having normal physical functions suspended or slowed down for a period of time; in or as if in a deep sleep:
    “dormant butterflies” ·

    [more]
    synonyms: asleep · sleeping · resting · inactive · passive · inert · latent · quiescent

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“Every thing here looks squally.”

….from the program for 1837: The Farmers’ Revolt

squal·ly
[ˈskwôlē]

ADJECTIVE
squallier (comparative adjective) · squalliest (superlative adjective)
  1. (of weather) characterized by squalls:
    “squally showers”
    synonyms:stormy · gusty · gusting · blustery · blustering · windy · blowy · wild · tempestuous · rough

    The use of the word “squally” in the program described the atmosphere of dissent in the rural areas of Upper Canada in 1837.

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A ‘Commingling’ of Swans, Gulls, Ducks and Geese

….after discovering some unfamiliar words in the latest book I’m reading

I thought it might be fun to take new words and find photos to illustrate their meaning.

com·min·gle
[kəˈmiNGɡ(ə)l, käˈmiNGɡ(ə)l]

VERB
commingles (third person present) · commingled (past tense) · commingled (past participle) · commingling (present participle)
  1. mix; blend:
    “the dust had commingled with the rain” · “publicly reproved for commingling funds”
ORIGIN
early 17th cent.: from com- ‘together’ + mingle.
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