Friday, 14 October 2022

for Oct 14, "idioms for idiots" WIP

WORD PAIR idioms

1) binomial expressions T524178

2) echoic binomials T524248

3) fixed (sin and redemption) T515052

4) birds and bees T515172

5) fossil word T515072

6) food and drink T524360

7) duplications T515171

+ / -

by gosh  and by golly(Hawley, Joshua) T520833



OTHERS, e.g. metaphors

1) bull in a china shop T508464 - HELD

2) close quarters T509465

3) break of day T524399

4) at last / at the last T524291


Wednesday, 5 October 2022

American Satire: SEQUEL

EXPLANATION:


This post provides a follow-up to 
"AMERICAN SATIRE (A Term of Endirement) #1"
"AMERICAN SATIRE (A Term of Endirement) #2"
"AMERICAN SATIRE (A Term of Endirement) #3"
"AMERICAN SATIRE (A Term of Endirement) #4"
and "AMERICAN SATIRE (A Term of Endirement) #5"



















If you have enjoyed these verses, you can enjoy even more material on the same topic:

 'Poetry and Pathos: Gun Control Verses
- 'a brief saga: Mar-a-Lago'
- 'political palindromes A through P' (click HERE to start).
There are also some parody-song lyrics posted in 2019 and 2020, that you might like, including: 
- 'The Ballad of Giuliani', part I and part II.


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Thursday, 15 September 2022

Herpetologic Verse: Still More REPTILES

A follow-up to blog-posts of June 2019 , and May, 2020.








green anole, appearing gray, climbing down fencepost


same anole, 2 minutes later









The reptilian suborder Serpentes was previously known as Ophidia, a term derived from ophis, Greek for 'snake'. 







 midland painted turtle (in Ontario), scurrying home









 




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Saturday, 10 September 2022

NON-SEQUITURS #2


This blogpost is a continuation of material developed for a blog-post in 2021 entitled "Non-Sequiturs #1'. Click HERE to see that posting.













































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Monday, 5 September 2022

Grandpa Greg's Advanced Grammar: PLURALIA TANTUM






 












'MORONICS'  


"With traditions that date back to Phonics

And deep roots fit to mime Hydroponics,

My proposed field of study:

How clear waters turn muddy --

Raise your glass for a toast to Moronics."

Dr.G.H. and Giorgio Coniglio, 2022   



RELATED VERSE:



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Monday, 15 August 2022

Survey Course: ENGLISH LITERATURE



























 









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Wednesday, 10 August 2022

NON-SEQUITURS #1
























































This collection is arranged pretty much alphabetically. If you want to see its second instalment, click HERE.


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