Monthly Archives: July 2014

Tossing the Apology Flag

When in Doubt, Toss the ‘Apology Flag’ By Jeff Salter It’s been a while since I discussed / clarified a particular image I used in my second published novel, “Rescued By That New Guy in Town”.   Allow me to explain … Continue reading

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FREE WEEK!

Very well; this week is a FREE week. 🙂 I like FREE weeks bc it means I don’t have to think very hard! LOL! I don’t have much to say today. My trilogy will soon be Indie published. YAY! I … Continue reading

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The invisible illness – Fibromyalgia

Welcome to the free week here on Four Foxes One Hound! Today is the 28th July,  the 209th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 156 days remaining until the end of the year. Late last year, … Continue reading

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Fitting Foreign Phrases…Or Not

Today we’re talking about foreign phrases that we use, but more are in my head than can be read. My mother’s first language was Italian and boy, did the phases abound around me from her and her siblings. But don’t … Continue reading

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Sounds Foreign to My Ear

Phoreign Phrases By Jeff Salter We’re studying foreign phrases this week and after Janette’s list on Tuesday, I didn’t think I had anything to add. Then I remembered a phrase my Dad used to say, occasionally: comme ci comme ça. … Continue reading

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Foreign Phrases? Say what??

My mind came up completely blank when I read this week’s topic. I tend to think and speak in English (I was told while in college/university that “English is my “forte” Hey! There’s a foreign word! Phrase?) so I had … Continue reading

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What’s the Nudelholz got to do with it?

Is it Monday already? Today is the 21 July, the 202nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 163 days remaining until the end of the year. It is also, as unbelievable as it sounds, it’s National … Continue reading

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Turn A Phrase…

A funny thing happened to me on the way to writing this week’s post…I lost my train of thought. However, since we’re writing about figures of speech, I suppose that I should take the bull by the horns and use … Continue reading

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Colorful Expressions

The Richness of Words By Jeff Salter We’re yakking about expressions and/or figures of speech. I won’t try to parse what makes a short set of words one or the other of those categories (or both). I’ll just list some … Continue reading

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Things I like to say??

Happy Tuesday!! Favorite Phrases, hmm. I’m going to have to remember to look at these subjects ahead of time so they’ll be able to percolate in my brain and I’ll have something earth-shattering to say on the subject. I’m not … Continue reading

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