Friday, November 24, 2017. Daily Brit Wit. Layabout: Noun, derogatory A person who habitually does little to no work. "The notes trickle around her, soft and secretive, of Debussy's Clair de Lune, a calming melody encasing her here at the piano bench with the only thoughts hitting the correct note. Nothing doubtful or sinister creeps in, knocking at… Continue reading Layabout
Monday, November 20, 2017. Daily Brit Wit. Mould: Noun and verb BRITISH for mold. "One day I looked over at you and I knew: this is it-- life spent hands twined together like ribbons lacing up a tree trunk, pearl and amethyst, a marriage of minds, of bodies, of happily-ever-after, especially the days in… Continue reading Mould
Sunday, November 19, 2017. Daily Brit Wit. Aeroplane: Noun BRITISH for airplane. "When has an appropriate amount of time passed before it's okay to move on from the love of your life? It cannot be stamped. There is no right or wrong timeframe. But oh how I ache down to the marrow of my bones… Continue reading Aeroplane
Saturday, November 18, 2017. Daily Brit Wit. Waffle: Verb, no object, informal Speak or write at length in a vague or trivial manner. Noun, informal [mass noun] Lengthy but vague or trivial talk or writing. "Dearest diary, I'm uncertain why I keep this farce up. Cathartic, perhaps? Whatever the case may be, I am unable to articulate and… Continue reading Waffle
Hello all!! If you're surprised that we've made it this far, then I am downright thunderstruck. Why? Because HAPPY 200 MINI STORY!!!! Wow. Seriously. I can't believe it. I'm going to share some stats as of the time of writing. There's been 8,600+ views, 2,100+ visitors, 2,332 likes, 1,000+ comments, and 268 followers! It may seem like nothing… Continue reading Kerfuffle: HAPPY 200TH!!!!!
Saturday, October 28, 2017. Daily Brit Wit. Prat: Noun, informal An idiot; an incompetent or stupid person. "He emerges from the loo, trundles of condensation billowing out and around him like a well executed movie effect, hair damp and water droplets cascading down his pectorals. His vest fits snugly because he's too impatient to dry off… Continue reading Prat
Sunday, October 15, 2017. Daily Brit Wit. Trousers: Plural noun An outer garment covering the body from waist to ankle, with a separate part for each leg. NOT to be confused with the British term "pants." "It starts simple yet it's the most complicated scenario either has been through in quite some time. 'Nadia, I think… Continue reading Trousers