Playing With Words: Money

Share Post:“Mommy, What is Rich?” When i was a little kid, i had no concept of money, or of being rich or poor (although we were technically closer to poor.) If i wanted something, my mother would explain why i didn’t really need it and that was that. Sure, i knew...

Playing With Words: Love is in the Air

Share Post:I asked 3 people for an L word, and guess what? They all said, ‘Love’ immediately. It’s a word everybody uses all the time, probably multiple times a day. You’re not surprised, right? Turn on the radio (if you still have one) or peruse your ipod. What...

Playing With Words: Is Your Life Peachy Keen?

Share Post:K is a Rare Bird K is the fifth least frequently used letter in the English language, after J, X, Q, and Z, with a frequency of about 0.8% in words. When I asked for a K word, people had difficulty thinking of one because they are rare in our language....

Playing With Words: Joy-ning Together

Share Post:We are up to the letter J in our jaunt through the alphabet!  According to Wikipedia, it is the fourth least frequently used letter in words, being more frequent only than ⟨z⟩, ⟨q⟩, and ⟨x⟩. It is, however, common in proper nouns, especially personal names....