poetry · prose

Toff

Friday, October 19, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Toff:  Noun, British informal, derogatory  A rich or upper-class person. "Headaches terrorising good intentions like pseudo memories finally perishing in heaving exhalations-- unlike all the toffs implanting upper-crust echelons like computer viruses upon my frontal lobe, setting down permanent roots etching names across the veins creeping up behind my… Continue reading Toff

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poetry · prose

Laddie

Thursday, October 18, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Laddie:  Noun, informal, chiefly Scottish Another term for lad. A boy or a young man (often used as a form of address). "Autumnal skies blanket Mother Earth like the fraying quilt at the foot of your bed muted and soft worn to the touch a hole once big enough for… Continue reading Laddie

poetry · prose

Yonder

Monday, October 15, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Yonder:  Adverb, archaic or dialect At some distance in the direction indicated; over there. Determiner, archaic or dialect That or those (used to refer to something situated at a distance). "My heart aches in turmoil rhythmic squeezing like freshly made orange juice keeping time each temperamental sigh left unattended and… Continue reading Yonder

poetry · prose

Tart

Thursday, October 11, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Tart:  Noun, informal. chiefly British, derogatory A woman who dresses or behaves in a way that is considered tasteless and sexually provocative. "Rain fell like an internal metronome the day we buried her dressed like a tart in a short, ratty red dress name unknown and cause of death that… Continue reading Tart