Prompt: Dictionary, Shmictionary
Time to confess: tell us about a time when you used a word whose meaning you didn’t actually know (or were very wrong about, in retrospect)
Confession time again, today! I confessed just yesterday I had never heard of Blood Moon till my son told me what it meant.
Well today’s prompt again takes me back to my kids… some of the words and expressions they use so naturally, would often go right over my head unless I summoned the courage to ask them or surreptitiously look it up in the dictionary or The Miz Know-It-all Google Aunty ! For starters, for a fairly long time, to me, LOL meant a word, not an acronym and was not very sure of the usage either. Same for ROFL, OMG, TGIF. Now I’m wiser. LOL !!
I’m not sure I am fond of expressions like MHRD etc, though. Continue reading