Stentorian – \sten-TOR-ee-uhn\ , adjective;
This is actually a part of an amazing art exhibit located on Leona Dr. in North York. The exhibit is called the Leona Project and it is a part of Toronto International Art Fair. The exhibit is a Biography of the area that has been known as Willowdale, Lansing and Newtonbrook, located in North York. For more information on the Leona Project, please visit the site
I will also post some other pictures from the exhibit, but if you get a chance, you should really see it for yourself before it closes on Saturday. It’s quite the piece of work.
While the Car never really crashed into the window of a small bungalow on Leona Dr. had it, the whole thing would have been a stentorian experience.
Fugacious – \fyoo-GAY-shuhs\ , adjective:
Lasting but a short time; fleeting.
I believe this one is self explanatory
Nathan may be the cutest 1 month old i know right now, but then again, I could just be a little biased. Even still, I doubt you’ll find a baby who is as laid back and easy going as he was in these pictures. Here’s hoping that carries into adolescence and beyond.
Fetor – \FEE-tuhr; FEE-tor\ , noun:
A strong, offensive smell; stench.
Just as the McIntyres came to terms with their triskaidekaphobia, they were met with the fetor of it’s roots.
P.S. I really hope that, this is the last diaper picture, but the opportunity could not be passed up.
Triskadekaphobia – \tris-ky-dek-uh-FOH-bee-uh\ , noun:
Fear or a phobia concerning the number 13.
Meeting the revolving diaper needs of a newborn has lead to a severe case of triskadekaphobia in the McIntyre household.
\dih-SKRY\ , transitive verb:
To catch sight of, especially something distant or obscure; to discern.
To discover by observation; to detect.
Only by great strain could I descry my wife as she sped away toward Turkey dinner. Who would get a ticket quicker? Her doing 130 or me taking a picture of it? Of course either would require being descried by the O.P.P.
\kuhn-VIV-ee-uhl\ , adjective:
Fond of feasting, drinking, and good company; sociable.
What? That’s not how you eat your breakfast?
If you are familiar with Dictionary.com you are aware of the word of the day. Simply put they give you a random, and rarely used word along with it’s definition and a few uses. I thought it might be fun to try and conceptualize the words on days that I can find/make the time. Since I have an hour for lunch, I hope to do so somewhat regularly. We’ll see.
Today was difficult for a couple of reasons, one was the difficulty of containing my giggles (I’m such a 12 yr old boy) the other was hopping in front of the camera. Unlike Right Said Fred, I am not a model.
\TIT-uh-vayt\ , transitive and intransitive verb:
To make decorative additions to; spruce.
To make oneself smart or spruce.
The glasses and deep thought clearly titivated Jay’s appearance.
Grammatical corrections are welcomed.