My Husband "Subvet" says that when our first son "Sonshine" was born the sun rose on our world, when our second son "Gator" was born the sun laughed and when our daughter "Sugars" was born all the flowers bloomed. That says it all.

"Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass...
It's about learning how to dance in the rain."
Anonymous

Your mind is the garden, your
thoughts are the seeds, the harvest can either be flowers or weeds. — William
Wordsworth

Sunday, February 3, 2008

Thesaurus Thursday Winners


Our winner of the Silly Goose Award this week is:

MammyT said...
oubliette (oo-blee-yet') A noun. An East Indian word for 'a female elephant driver'. 'Oublieeee', with the second syllable held out as long as possible, is the call used to round up the elephant herd for transport. When feminism gained a foothold in rural parts of India and women began competing for careers in elephant driving, they were nicknamed 'oubliettes' by their male counterparts who used it as a derogatory term.


The real definitions are:
oubliette - n a secret dungeon wih an opening only in the ceiling.

pursy - 1) short winded, esp from fatness, 2) fat or obese, 3) vain about one's wealth; purse-proud.

4 comments:

Penless Thoughts said...

Oh I love pursy!!! Hope I can remember that one.
Susan

Linda said...

Great made up definition for oubliette! And who knew it was a secret dungeon? I'm going to have to pass that little tidbit on to Queen Mimi, perhaps she might be interested in a second dungeon for her castle!

Ma Kettle said...

Another great wrap up to a fun contest!

MammyT said...

Thank you , Mom. I really thought DianeJ had it with 'pursy',(Love her use of 'Lurlene' as an example- that alone cracks me up!) but since it's totally subjective (who knows what's gonna make you laugh?) there's no tellin'!
God bless you and your family. I'm still praying for you guys and for your upcoming surgery.