Skip to comments.Word for the Day, Monday, December 12, 2011- ephemeral
Posted on 12/12/2011 5:26:49 AM PST by xsmommy
Word For The Day, Monday, 12/12/11
In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".
1. lasting a very short time; short-lived; transitory: the ephemeral joys of childhood. 2. lasting but one day: an ephemeral flower
Etymology: C16: from Greek ephēmeros lasting only a day, from hēmera day]
Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence.
The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day.
The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-)
Practice makes perfect.....post on....
Here is my example with WFTD.
The frontrunner in the republican race for the party's nomination has been ephemeral since the word go.
Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this thread!)
Review Thread Two: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/14/03: Roister
Review Thread Three: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/28/03: Obdurate
No pushing at the door please!
chilly good morning to you!
chilly good morning to you!
good morning, ti. I need your buffalo chicken dip recipe again, please? our party is next weekend!
It is futile to Pursue The Ephemeral Positions of Pundits.
Oh the weather outside is frightful,
but the fire is so delightful....
fortunately no snow!
Hopefully Obama’s sorry regime will be ephemoral and leave no lasting damage.
ok, cyber, now i can’t see the logo, so i am reminded to ask you to resend me what i need to substitute into my template. Please? : ) love to miss slippy, too, btw.
A+++ i have been pundit-free this past weekend!
xsboy is due home this week after his finals and papers are handed in. hopefully he will not get a SPEEDING TICKET on 81 in Pa like he did coming home for Thanksgiving....
OK...I will get to it this morning.
Ooops - I have been misusing this word. Thanks for the definition.
Calif. senator threatens boycott over Lowe's ads
(http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2819070/posts) Calling the retail giant's decision "un-American" and "naked religious bigotry," Sen. Ted Lieu, D-Torrance, told The Associated Press on Sunday that he would also consider legislative action if Lowe's doesn't apologize to Muslims and reinstate its ads
oh good, glad to be of service to you : )
A+++ i was disconcerted about the Fox poll showing him re-elected. i fear that more than anything.
Ah... An Ethereal State of Cosmic Bliss!
Err, make that effeminate.
A+++ “once-great” sounds sad. i wonder if that will be a permanent adjective to describe us.
what a woman. A+++
Chicken Wing Dip
4 cooked chicken breasts, cubed or shredded.
In a skillet cook until smooth:
10oz cream cheese and 8oz bottle ranch dressing.
10ox bottle of Franks Red Hot Chicken Sauce
Chopped celery (to your liking)
Simmer for 10 minutes.
Place in 9x13” pan and top with Monterey Jack Cheese.
Bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees.
Enjoy! I got this recipe from my fav girlies’ real grandmother.
I have a good friend who is a collector of musical ephemera.
A+++ cool hobby!
Thanks to my Hungarian heritage (father’s side), I’ve seen a great recipe for Chicken Paprikash. It starts with: Steal One Chicken.
LMAO that is funny!
Thanks! it was yummy!
Truthy is a gypsy! ; )
Our Congress, 2 houses, bicameral
World leadership? fleeting, ephemeral
Separation of powers?
Barack says, “It’s ours!”
He makes me drink Scotch and pop Demerol
My sister lives in a big Hunky area and the Hunkyfest is a big deal every year, with people competing for best Paprikash. Because we’re goofy, we call it Poppykosh.
Only half. Does that make me a gyp? Mother's side is Russian. Both of my parents were first generation Americans.
I pray to God that we can get rid of him!!
mine too! all four of my grandparents were off the boat from Eastern Europe. Both maternal grandparents from Lithuania, paternal grandpa from Poland, paternal grandma from Ukraine. Maybe our grandparents passed by each other on Ellis Island : )
pictoral homework A+++ : )
What do you dunk in it?
they would send xshub directly to the ER, he’s extremely allergic!
Count me in the Hunkie reunion! Both paternal grandparents off the boat from Poland, both maternal grandparents from Slovakia. One grandfather was a coal miner, one a steelworker. My little Slovak grandmother used to call us gypsies when we acted up. You know, my parents had a “mixed marriage”, what with a Pollock marrying a Slovak. Heresy.
Silly, he isn’t supposed to EAT them.......
Three of my grandparents came to the US from other countries: Denmark, Scotland, and Canada(Newfoundland). The other one was from Brooklyn and dated back to the American Revolution’s Captain John Parker. She was the scariest of all.
i had a steelworker and a coal miner for grandpas too! and my Lithuanian grandma used to warn me about Italians, all the time! they are a different kind of people, xs, she would say!!! HA and i married one!!
Yes, it was 65 here at 6 AM. All the natives are wearing jackets.
i’m sure that’s frigid for them! 27 degs here!
the virtual ones are safe enough. I thought they were adorable.
Fingers would work, but I suspect tortilla chips.
tortilla chips....potato chips wouldn’t hold up in it to scoop. it is an awesome snack.