Word Of The Week

Words, words, words…. We use around 75,000 everyday, and there are new ones being created all the time. Here are some of my favourites.


Words of the Week – Twitterpated vs Atrabilious

Are you feeling twitterpated today?  Or are you feeling frabjous? These two words popped up on Dictionary.com last week and immediately caught my eye.  Before I looked up their meanings I tried to guess.  Could twitterpated mean a ‘twitter overload’ and frabjous something along the lines of a new fruit juice? No.   Twitterpated means excited or overcome by romantic […]

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Word of the week – JUGGLING

My job is all about ‘words’ and making ‘words’ work in my role as Web Content Writer. This week’s Word of the Week is ……. JUGGLING I suddenly realised this week how important the word juggling is to me. I spend most of my days juggling.  Not in the physical sense of juggling balls, plates or sticks […]

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Word of the week – GROUNDED

My job is all about ‘words’ and making ‘words’ work in my role as Web Content Writer. So, I’ve resurrected my ‘word of the week’ blog spot.  It focuses on words that I like, words that ‘strike a chord’ with me, words that are different or unusual, and words that are relevant to me at […]

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Word of the week: courage

A couple of weeks ago I visited the De La Warr Pavillion at Bexhill.   There was an exhibition on called ‘Hang on a minute lads, I’ve got a great idea…’ based on the iconic final scene of the film The Italian Job where the coach hangs precariously over a cliff edge. The exhibition re-constructs […]

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Word of the week: skeleton

We spent quite a bit of time at NIA Dance White Belt Training last October in Wotton under Edge studying the skeleton. And….it was fascinating! Our trainer, Helen, brought the skeleton to life and I came away with some great creative ways of remembering different bones, i.e. ‘the 5 lumbar vertebrae are like bicycle handles’, […]

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Word of the week: Metamorphosing….

They say ‘change’ is good for you…… I much prefer the word metamorphosis.  It conjures up such nice things such as the transformation of a caterpillar into abutterfly. My metamorphosis from a freelance web content writer into a NIA Dance teacher in Staffordshire/Derbyshire is certainly taking its time, particularly as I find I’ve metamorphisised back into […]

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Word of the week: No!

This word made me smile last weekend. A friend from Brighton came to visit and I tested her out on a NIA routine I have been learning – Sanjana. She really enjoyed it, however she confessed that one song – Am I the One? – and the martial arts moves associated with it, felt a […]

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Word of the week: Dancing

What a great word to start off the new year! There’s a dancer in all of us. In fact, it’s probably one of the first things we all did  when we were tottering around as babies and heard music for the first time.  Back then we didn’t really care what we looked like, we simply […]

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Word of the week: NIA

You may or may not have heard of NIA Dance During these past few months I have metamorphosised (another good word) from a web content writer/copywriter into a Nia dance teacher. It’s been an amazing experience and I look forward to starting my Nia dance classes up here in Staffordshire from February next year. To […]

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Happy National Kissing Day

Today (July 6) has got to be one of the nicest – and possibly the most creative – national days of the year. It’s National Kissing Day There seems to be a ‘national’ day for everything these days, but this one definitely caught my eye as I must admit I’m a born romantic.  After all, […]

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