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Funraminated Friday

June 11, 2010 1 Comment »

Foraminated (adj): perforated or pierced with small holes.  Funraminated (adj): shot through with comedy.  Here are this week’s links: Language: Language apps (1, 2, 3) – In this three-part post, Mrs. Jones, a second-language teacher from Britain, looks at iPod ... Read More »

Funveolate Friday

May 28, 2010 Comments Off on Funveolate Friday

Faveolate (adj.): honeycombed.  Funveolate (adj.): funnycombed.  Here are this week’s links, unsorted: Online collaborative whiteboards – K. Walsh reviews six sites online which allow you and friends to collaborate on a shared “whiteboard” space.  Might be fun to use with ... Read More »

Funraginous Friday

April 23, 2010 Comments Off on Funraginous Friday

Farraginous (adj): disordered; jumbled; miscellaneous. Funraginous (adj): pile of assorted amusements.  I only have eleven this week, so here they are, unordered: BBC photo classes – The Beeb’s Wildlife Magazine’s “12-part series on the art of wildlife and nature photography.  ... Read More »

Funlipendulous Friday

April 16, 2010 Comments Off on Funlipendulous Friday

Filipendulous (adj): hanging by or strung on a thread.  Funlipendulous (adj): the thin thread that ties this definition to amusement (whoa, meta).  Here we go! Social: Old age – This is the elderly age.  As the article points out, “Of ... Read More »

Thoughtful Thursday

April 1, 2010 Comments Off on Thoughtful Thursday

Since tomorrow we are all off on vacation, I thought I’d do the links roundup thing today.  Here’s the list: Social: Afghanistan – The Big Picture’s monthly take on life in the troubled country of Afghanistan includes celebration and tragedy. ... Read More »

Funbulist Friday

March 26, 2010 Comments Off on Funbulist Friday

fabulist (n): one who invents fables. funbulist (n): one who shares links.  Here we go! Language Arts: Reading together – Heartwarming story about a father and daughter who read together at bedtime for over three thousand consecutive nights. Libraries – ... Read More »

Funciferous Friday

March 19, 2010 Comments Off on Funciferous Friday

Furciferous (adj): bearing a forked appendage. Funciferous (adj): forkloads of fun!  Here we go: Language Arts: Godzilla Haiku – Just like the title says, these are haikus composed by the rampaging monster, each accompanied by a photo.  Aside from the ... Read More »

Funbricant Friday

March 5, 2010 Comments Off on Funbricant Friday

Febricant (adj): causing fever.  Funbricant (adj): feverishly fun.  Here we go! Science: Space & Numbers – Do your eyes glaze over when you hear astronomers talk about the hundreds of billions of stars in the galaxy, and the hundred of ... Read More »

Funbaceous Friday

February 26, 2010 Comments Off on Funbaceous Friday

Fabaceous (adj): bean-like.  Funbaceous (adj): humour-like.  Here’s two weeks’ worth of links – brace yourselves! Olympics: Intro to Canada – At the beginning of the Olympics, NBC made this short film to introduce their American viewers to Canada.  Tom Brokaw ... Read More »

Informative

February 17, 2010 Comments Off on Informative

My impression of Canada Post’s online tracking system: Day 1: Your package has been electronically submitted. Day 2: Your package has been processed in Mississauga. Day 3: Your package has been processed in Mississauga. Day 4: Your package has been ... Read More »

Friday Funsillation

February 12, 2010 Comments Off on Friday Funsillation

Fusillation (n): death by shooting.  Funsillation (n): fun by linking.  No categories this week, since there aren’t too many links.  Here we go! Hologram world? – Though it might seem absurd at first glance, there’s a distinct possibility that the ... Read More »

Funcinorous Friday

February 5, 2010 Comments Off on Funcinorous Friday

Facinorous (adj.):  atrociously wicked.  Funcinorous (adj.): wickedly funny.  Here’s this week’s list ‘o links: Science Chess by machine – Former chess world champion Garry Kasparov talks about his time competing against ever-more-advanced computers until finally being beaten by IBM’s Deep ... Read More »