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.adjective2.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.”
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.pronoun2. 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 mē, 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 mā. 2.1 Late ME from mi the first letters of mira in the hymn Hymnus in Ioannem.
And if you notice a canine theme going on this week there is a reason – more about that later! Thanks to Vicki for this one – apparently she thinks there’s a reason not to let a dog lick your face?????
21 february – 1918: The last Carolina Parakeet dies in captivity at the Cincinnati Zoo.
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