LIVE AND LEARN
whilst others merely exist.
I’m an exister. But sometimes I learn, and today I learned a new word.
There was a time when England was the fount of the English language but today it seems that the best new words—the ones with uncompromising oomph—pour out of America. Long may it last~! So?
SO HERE’S YOUR QUOTE
—and you’ll see why I love it so much. Here I was, stuck with the time-honoured (and now clichéd) ‘dingbat’…
Aaaaaahhhh, moonbats … I have no idea who deserves the credit but I just love it.
The guy goes on to explain his views on journalism and social-medium ‘reporting’. For myself, and
all both my readers: I am not paid to write. I just enjoy getting my notions down on pixels*, being read at all is the bonus.
He also goes on about fake news (journalists and other fakers); but I don’t have a face on Facebook and I’m no twit on twitter. I have had a few spam followers** pass by, though.
Moonbats, I imagine … or were they snowflakes?
* In years to come I can smugly say “See? I told you so!” (but whomsoever I say it to not only always said it first but is astonished at how long it took for me to wake up).
** Spam followers: those with the implied “If I follow you, you’ll follow me?” which when you don’t, never visit again. (Followers are scalps? Trophies for low esteem?) Try this—