According to the Abrie Joubert Definitive Dictionary of Dubious Denotation (DDDD), the word rathering is a noun denoting groups of words which are: acronym-ish (not the first letter of each word) Scrabble-ish (in the vertical columns, only the mutual word is a recognized word) and refer to an alternative to the current reality As per the example underneath … Lees meer I’ll rather be Rathering
My professional career is in the financial industry at the back-end, which means I work with numbers. While I have a functional understanding of some numbers (especially those relating to tax) my love is actually for words. For this reason every now and then (apart from the the career related articles I write) I will … Lees meer Beware the Tides of March – a quote from Shakespeare??
This week Jen urges us to do some visual storytelling with our photography. Wordpress weekly photo challenge: Story WOOF (the complete Lexis) Lexis: “All the words in a language” Cambridge Dictionary. I will admit that the language ability of our family dog certainly consist of more than only Woof but that is the main word. There … Lees meer A story using the complete Lexis
Dit is nie uit eie keuse dat ek ‘n vyand geword van diegene wat nie wil hê dat voertuie beskadig word nie. En nee dit is nie omdat hulle nie ‘n eis uitbetaal het en ek suur druiwe het nie (hulle is nie my vyand nie – ek is hulle vyand). Dit is omdat ek … Lees meer Ek word ‘n vyand van korttermynversekeringsmaatskappye…
“All acquaintances recall him as one of the most consummate story-tellers of his time and place, but the mightiest of witnesses were the children at his feet, listening with long-held breath to his stories of bush and veld and dusty roads where mambas slink. The dark would come on. He would rise and go home, … Lees meer New worlds Eugene
This week’s WordPress photo challenge wants us to ‘Create an image that represents being “a face in the crowd.” …. As you hide the defining characteristics of your model…’ Erica states. Portrait photography isn’t really my thing. I suppose it is a growth opportunity to use corporate speak, but not a natural interest. A colleague … Lees meer An unrecognizable Face
Part of my duties at work is to monitor the budget in order to determine if we need system changes (but also to amend data on our Tax – Guide available to clients). Some changes like the annual changes in the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) income tax scales is reference data. In other words … Lees meer The Abrie take on Budget 2018