EXAMINING WORDS 101

© Barb Dalton, 2023

I’d never heard of the verb bedizen before — and although I know what garishly means, it's not a word that is commonly used in English.

I’m certainly not garish; it's a term to describe excessiveness, whether positively or negatively, and usually used when showcasing one's personality, fashion sense, decor…

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EXAMINING WORDS 101

Barb Dalton 2023

I love tearing off a calendar page, especially in anticipation of learning a new word.

Starting today — sorry, I don’t do things on the 1st — I’ve had a brain wave: I’ll write a short form from my word calendar that seems intriguing for a story.

And so it…

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Barb Dalton

Mum to 3 humans, 2 fur balls. Kiwi-Canuck. Nursing Instructor by day; Rants, reminisces and rhymes by night.