Symbols and Words
Refers to symbols and words used as an art form or art associated with symbols and words including signs, emoijis, etc
The Charm of Collective Nouns
Collective nouns are one of the most charming oddities of the English language, often with seemingly bizarre connections to the groups they identify.Why are lions in a pride? Are crows really murderous? Have you ever stopped to wonder where these peculiar terms came from? Image: wordpress.com
The Owl and the Pussycat II
The Owl and the Pussycat was written by Edward Lear (1812–1888) an illustrator, natural history artist, and writer, best known for his nonsense poems. A Book of Nonsense, was published in 1846 and helped to popularize the limerick, a humorous form of verse. Photo credit: sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au
Bruce Worden's Art with Words
Learning more about the art of Homophones, homographs, homonyms through Bruce Worden and his book "Homophones Visualized". Plus a scone recipe from the Commonsense Cookery Book compiled by the N.S.W. Public School Cookery Teachers' Association ( Angus and Robertson 1914).