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

The calendar; © Barb Dalton

I hate to be long-winded — hence my love for the Daily Cuppa !— but I know many new folks here on Medium wind up bamboozled as they try to digest the vast array of talent on this writing platform.

Medium is more diverse than the famous ol’ Readers Digest!

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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.