Lunedi Lunacy

Since Debra still appears to be MIB* it’s time for my biweekly memeing (not sure if that is the correcting verbing – if there is such a thing as correct verbing???).

Given that I have committed the sin of turning nouns into verbs twice in one sentence let’s start off on a more sophisticated literary note.

And now for the puerility we were all expecting:

And for Jazz fans:

And of course there has to be dog memes or the post just wouldn’t be complete.

And let’s end on a positive note recalling what was the original intent – so they tell us – of social media.

*MIB – Missing in Blogging

The word for September 7th is:
Social /ˈsōSHəl/: [1. adjective 2. noun]
1.1 Relating to society or its organization.
1.2 Needing companionship and therefore best suited to living in communities.
2.1 An informal social gathering, especially one organized by the members of a particular club or group.
2.2 A companion or colleague (antiquated 17th century term)
Late 15c., “devoted to or relating to home life;” 1560s as “living with others,” from Middle French social and directly from Latin socialis “of companionship, of allies; united, living with others; of marriage, conjugal.” Compare Old English secg, Old Norse seggr “companion.”

Lundi Lunacy

I had to admit that since I left FaceBook the memes and cartoons haven’t been building up the way they did in the past but the archives do have a few that still give me a chuckle.

For my musicians friends:

And of course for Nicky and Nora:

Not that anyone I know has become food obsessed over the past six months but:

And for those of a spiritual bent:

And finally just because it is the rule in our house x2.

The word for August 24th is:
Me /miː/: [1. pronoun 2. noun]
1.1 Used by a speaker to refer to himself or herself as the object of a verb or preposition.
2.1 In tonic sol-fa: the third note of a major scale. From mi first letters of mira the beginning of a Latin hymn.
2.2 As an abbreviation: Maine, myalgic encephalomyelitis, Middle English, Medical Examiner
1. Old English , accusative and dative of I, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch mij, German mir (dative), from an Indo-European root shared by Latin me, Greek (e)me, and Sanskrit .
2.1 Late ME from mi the first letters of mira in the hymn Hymnus in Ioannem.

Lunedi Lazzi*

For my friend Harold, Sonya and the girls …

And I believe it with my whole heart!

*a Lazzo or Lazzi was an interlude in commedia dell’arte that was guaranteed to bring a smile if not an outright laugh to the spectator’s face. I think this lovely cartoon qualifies as that.

20 february –  1472: Orkney and Shetland are pawned by Norway to Scotland in lieu of a dowry for Margaret of Denmark.