WEDNESDAY'S WORD 2/1/12

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WEDNESDAY'S WORD 2/1/12
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Wed, 02-01-2012 - 11:56am

Use today's word in a sentence, paragraph or poem.



persnickety \per-SNIK-i-tee\, adjective:

1. Overparticular; fussy.
2. Snobbish or having the aloof attitude of a snob.
3. Requiring painstaking care.



Poetry contains almost all you need to know about life

--Josephine Hart

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Wed, 02-01-2012 - 3:31pm

Scaramouche, my persnickety cat

inspects his domain with hesitant paws,

arches his body and spreads out his claws

and then curls up on his mat.

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Fri, 02-03-2012 - 6:14pm

It has long been a desire of mine, (when I quit this life) to come back as a tom cat,

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Fri, 02-03-2012 - 6:21pm

Oh heckity, peckity old antiquity, persnickety does not come easily to my present frame of mind.

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Sun, 02-05-2012 - 10:19am

A persnickety poet named Ray

read my poem, and said, ”If I may,

‘nap’ does not rhyme

with ‘rat’ – it’s a crime!

Please fix the offense right away.”

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Mon, 02-06-2012 - 8:07pm

A persnickety gal is Roberta

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Tue, 02-07-2012 - 3:07pm

Poetry contains almost all you need to know about life

--Josephine Hart

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Tue, 02-07-2012 - 3:10pm
Scaramouche--what a great name. Cats can be very persnickety!

Poetry contains almost all you need to know about life

--Josephine Hart