Pictures from the Festival of Faiths in Indianapolis. Also, I was using my new zoom lens (55mm to 210mm). I really like the zoom for taking pictures of people because you can be far enough away from them to not disturb what they are doing. Enjoy!
According to Merriam-Webster, transmogrify means:
- to change or alter greatly and often with grotesque or humorous effect
Ayelet Waldman wrote:
As a novelist, I mined my history, my family and my memory, but in a very specific way. Writing fiction, I never made use of experiences immediately as they happened. I needed to let things fester in my memory, mature and transmogrify into something meaningful.
I might use the word transmogrify in a sentence like this:
In the butcher’s gnarled hands, the cleaver transmogrified into a bloodied, murderous instrument of death.
Some new pics from a weekend trip to Cincinnati. The panoramas were shot from the Carew Tower. Enjoy!
365 Photo Journey
According to Merriam-Webster, a Gallicism is:
- a characteristic French idiom or expression appearing in another language.
- a French trait.
I might use the word Gallicism in a sentence like this:
The petite bourgeoisie trot out worn Gallicisms in gauche mimicry of the haute monde.
According to Merriam-Webster, effluvium means:
- an invisible emanation, especially, an offensive exhalation or smell.
- a by-product especially in the form of waste.
I might use the word effluvium in a sentence like this:
The effluvium issuing forth from the kitty litter box is a sure sign that it desperately needs to be cleaned.