Wednesday Prompt Smash: Minor Technicality

Prompt: Minor Technicality Word Limit: 240 words “Whoo! Yes, I am GRADUATING!” Whoohoo, yeah!” Killian woops with joy, as she runs down the dormitory hall. “Only because of a minor technicality.” George trails behind her. “Minor-schminer, who cares if it’s a technicality? I’m GRADUATING!” retorts Killian, not even bothering to turn around. “Yeah, George, who [...]

Saturday Word of the Day: Plisky

*Plisky: a mischievous trick; practical joke; prank. Anya was always worried the children would play a plisky on her, especially come April 1st. They were rambunctious and loud, they were little terrors as all the villagers would say. As their school teacher Anya was meant to have some kind of control, but secretly she feared [...]

Saturday Word of the Day: Laterigrade

*Laterigrade: having a sideways manner of moving, as a crab. “Now children gather round it’s time for surface lessons, pay close attention as you’ll need to know all of this to pass the test. And you all know what happens if you don’t pass the test.” “We don’t get to visit the surface.” “That’s right [...]

Saturday Word of the Day: Amphiboly

*Amphiboly: ambiguity of speech, especially from uncertainty of the grammatical construction rather than the meaning of the words It was very hard to understand Ewan, especially because he always seemed to use amphiboly. This made it maddeningly hard for any of his teachers to mark him appropriately, for he always seemed to be contradicting himself [...]

Saturday Word of the Day: Cackleberry

*Cackleberry: a hen's egg used for food A/N: A few spelling and grammar edits needing doing as I wrote this on my phone at work. [Checkout Galoot, Boobook, Astir and One-Word Inspiration posts for more of Witchbane Academy and its Alumni] "Welcome to your first official potions class ladies, my name Professor Aria Salmanda. I'll be [...]

Wednesday Prompt Smash: The worst Rickroll in history

Prompt: The worst rickroll in history Word Limit: 350 words A/N: For those unfamiliar with Rickrolling please visit this Wikipedia page. Also here’s the clip in case you’ve never seen the music video for Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley. Oh and don't forget Tim. “Class please open your history textbooks to page [...]