L is for Latibule – Save-A-Word Saturday (10)

Save-a-Word Saturday

 It’s day L for A to Z, and Save-A-Word Saturday!

The rules run thusly:

1. Create a lovely blog post that links back to this one. The easiest way to do that would be to grab the code under our pretty Save-a-Word Saturday button. Just copy and paste it into the HTML part of your blog.

2. Pick an old word you want to save from extinction to feature in your blog post. It really must be an old word, not just a big one. We are trying to save lovely archaisms, not ugly giants (for example, “Dihydrogen Monoxide” is not an acceptable choice). Luciferous Logolepsy is a great database of lovely words if you’re having trouble coming up with something on your own.

3. Provide a definition of your word. Use your word in a sentence (or even a short paragraph) vaguely related to the theme we have chosen this week. You may also add visual or musical interpretations of your word or your sentence. In fact, add anything that moves your creative spirit.

4. Add your post to the linky list below (it’s down there somewhere). Then hop to as many other blogs as you can in search of as many wonderful words as possible!

5. Use as many of the words as you can on the people in your life. Do leave us a note or add something to your own post to let us all know what wonderful old word you whipped out to befuddle your friends and relations.

This week’s theme is:
Lace Socks

And my ‘L’ word for the day…

Latibule – n. hiding place

Her latibule was revealed by the flash of bright pink lace socks sticking up amongst the reeds.

Very busy day, so a short Save a Word this time around! A good word nonetheless, =)

3 Responses so far.

  1. That is a great word, and though short, there was quite a bit of interesting info brought out. Writer’s Mark
  2. Hey, there's nothing wrong with keeping it short-but-sweet! Nice imaginative use of the theme. 🙂
  3. Deshipley says:
    Maybe *camouflage* lace socks would've been a better way to go. X)

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