34 days left on extinct words


I’ve temporarily cut back on blogging cleanfor my put-my-life-back-in-order spring cleaning — a project known far and wide as the Annual Purge.

Thanks for stopping by even if there isn’t much to see. I have no time for blogging right now, but the extinct word of the day is updated daily.

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Another 100 Things Blogging Challenge! For 100 days, I’ll post something from my chosen topic: Words on the Verge of Extinction. There are 34 entries to come.

Here’s one for today:

Pannuscorium (noun 1858 -1860)

soft leather cloth used on the tops of shoes and boots

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I’m participating in The Romance Reviews’ Anniversary party. The celebration runs and there are a lot of prizes. See what I have up on my newest satellite blog:
http://ifollowthemuse.blogspot.com/

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http://romancebooks4us.blogspot.com/

Check out the newest contest on our website. We have Leprechauns to find! Our March contest will have 5 winners with one Grand Prize Winner: $50 gift card for Amazon/B&N. Other prizes will be split randomly among the remaining 4 winners. http://www.romancebooks4us.com/

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all7books-smallLove Waits in Unexpected Places - Scorching Samplings of Unusual Love Stories
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Download your copy of my free 1st and 2nd chapter sampler, I write what I’d like to read so my stories are rich in realistic/historically correct dialogue and factual information. My multidimensional characters are the sort you’d welcome into your home to share a cup of tea or a beer. Though I wouldn’t open the door to the villains…

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Coming soon~

I’ll be blogging full bore in April with the A to Z Challenge. I’ve started my list already — my topics will cover fascinating aspects from history. I have a healthy sense of wonder. I promise your imagination will fly with mine.

For ten days in April I’ll be in the Authors in Bloom blog hop on one of my satellite blogs. It’s all about showing those many facets authors have outside of their novels. Many years ago, my husband and I led wild foods programs for Chicago’s Field Museum and I’ll be sharing my recipes.

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About ~RoseAnderson

Rose is multi-published award-winning author and dilettante who loves great conversation and discovering interesting things to weave into stories. She lives with her family and small menagerie amid oak groves and prairie in the rolling glacial hills of the upper Midwest.
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2 Responses to 34 days left on extinct words

  1. Ray G says:

    One thing I have noticed about the dead words is that no etymology can be found.

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