Sunday, January 27, 2008

Word of the Week (January 27-Feb 2): fairy squall

Word of the Week (January 27-Feb 2):

fairy squall

Definition according to the Dictionary of Newfoundland English :

fairy squall: a strong, sudden gust of wind on an otherwise calm day (C 64-4). 1968 DILLON 137 A fairy squall blows up kind o'sudden, but there's no lasting to it. M 71-42 He told me about a fairy squall, which consisted of a little whirlwind, and when these came around early fall the old people would say the fairies were dancing.

Now, we invite u to REDEFiNE iT! Or just RELiVE, REMEMBER or RENEW iT. The main thing is to RELISH iT.

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