“Plenary” is my word for WordWednesday. • Adjective: Complete in every respect, fully attended or constituted by all entitled • Usage: A peaceful protest over George Floyd’s death can be considered a “Plenary”gathering. • Pronunciation – plenərē • “Plenary” sessions for businesses conferences are now being held online instead of in hotels. • Are you missing the weekly…

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“Gubbins” is my word for WordWednesday. • Noun: Brittish dialect for an object that has little or no value, a gadget or device, odds and ends, rubbish, and a silly person. • Usage: I think a “Gubbins” created this silly, but useful rubbish can. • Pronunciation – gəbə̇nz • During the Coronavirus quarantine I am…

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“Refulgence” is my word for WordWednesday. • Noun:  A brilliant, radiant or resplendent quality • Usage: The little girl’s “Refulgence” was splendid because of her face painting. • Pronunciation – rih-FULL-junss • The bride was a vision of  “Refulgence” in her wedding gown. • When do you feel a sense of  “Refulgence“ in your life?…

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“Flotsom” is my word for WordWednesday. • Noun: Floating debris, a floating population or castaways, miscellaneous or unimportant material • Usage: The photo sadly shows the Great Pacific Garbage Patches! • Pronunciation – FLAHT-sum • I believe that we need to diligently take care of Mother Earth and not create “Flotsom” in her gifts of water,…

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“Titivate” is my word for WordWednesday. • Verb: To add some finishing touches to, enhance the value of something, or to make more efficient. Giving a face-lift or preen • Usage: When I was a little girl I loved to watch my mother “Titivate” her make-up. • Pronunciation – tidəˌvāt • Do you take the…

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“Solecism” is my word for WordWednesday. • Noun: 1.  Deviating from the normal, accepted, or proper order 2. Ungrammatical combination of words 2. A minor blunder of speech 4.  A lack of decorum or  breach of etiquette • Usage: Sadly, we all are experiencing “Solecism” because of the Coronavirus. • Pronunciation – SAH-luh-siz-um • We all…

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“Haggadah” is my word for WordWednesday. ♦ I think we will have to amend the “Haggadah” and add the Coronavirus as the 11th Plague.  • Noun: 1. Text recited at the Seder on the first two nights of the Jewish Passover or Pesach, including a narrative of the Exodus from Egypt. 2.  Legend, parable, or anecdote used…

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“Welkin” is my word for WordWednesday. • Noun: Sky or heaven • Usage: The “Welkin” will ring with our joy and relief when a cure for the Coronavisus is discovered! • Pronunciation – welkən • The British pronunciation does not sound the “l” in  “Welkin”. • Enjoy the song “Thank Heaven for Little Girls” from…

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“Bonhomie” is my word for WordWednesday. • Noun: Cheerfulness, friendliness, kindness, geniality, good nature atttitude • Usage: It is heartwarming to see how communities have shown a grand sense of  “Bonhomie” during the Coronavirus!  • Pronunciation – ˌbänəˈmē orˈbänəmē • Demonstrating “Bonhomie” toward others will help cheer your heart and theirs, during this difficult time.…

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“Bruxism” is my word for WordWednesday. • Noun: Involuntary habitual grinding of the teeth, typically during sleep.. • Usage:  If you suffer from “Bruxism” you should see you dentist.   • Pronunciation – brəksizəm • The stress of the Coronavirus may cause you to have “Bruxism”. • Have you ever experienced “Bruxism”? Stay safe and healthy;…

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“Rectitudinous” is my word for WordWednesday. • Adjective: Characterized by being morally correct behavior or thinking, self- righteousness, pious. • Usage: The manager’s “Rectitudinous” attitude was annoying! • Pronunciation – rek-ti-tood-n-uh s • People often think that the Yellow Brainers who have a “Rectitudinous” manner are difficult to work with. • Do you know anyone who…

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“Fecundity” is my word for WordWednesday. Noun: Fertility, ability to produce copious ideas, offspring, or new growth. Usage: Our neighbor’s 4-H rabbit project was a perfect example of “Fecundity”. Pronunciation – feˈkəndədē,fiˈkəndədē My Creative Blue Brain is always in a “Fecundity” mode!      My family business memoir No Bunk, Just BS (Business Sense) is available on Amazon.com.…

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