- Closing out 2021
Closing out 2021
Rare nowadays for me to come across previously unspotted words in Green-Wood, but bumped into some fundamental human concepts recently.
- Traveling during lockdown
Traveling during lockdown
In the past two weeks of wording Green-Wood has taken me to over 20 newly added cities, including my birthplace and at least 6 other cities I’ve visited over the years before the pandemic shut down most travel. All aboard!
- Job Growth and Urban Sprawl
Job Growth and Urban Sprawl
The Glossary’s a boom-town this past week, adding several Occupational/title words and moving into new cities across the globe. Among new jobs/titles added were: CARDINAL; CHEVALIER; GOLDSMITH; IRONMONGER, MARQUIS, and PARSON.
Newly discovered cities were: COLOMBO; DAYTON; LIMA; MONTGOMERY; ORLANDO; SCRANTON; and WELLINGTON. And ROMANIA joined the Glossary’s league of nations.
Not to be overlooked, the Glossary’s first interjection: EEK !!
Added to A-F: CARDINAL; CHEVALIER; CLEAR; COMES; CORRAL; DRESSER; EEK; FAIR; FREE
Added to G-M: GARMENT; GOLDSMITH; GRAPES; GRIEVES; GROSS; HAVENS; HERITAGE; IRONMONGER; KINDER; LILY; MARQUIS; MASCARA; MORROW; MUNCH
Added to N-S: PARSON; PIAZZA; RANG; RAY; ROMANIA; SALE; SALTY; STARLING; START; STIRRUP; STRAY
Added to T-Z: TIE; WAGE
- Sunday birding
Overcast day for wording, but plenty of birds around. Added PARTRIDGE, ROBINS, and SPARROW, with WING for the bird anatomy collection.
Otherwise, a JOLLY miscellany of odds and ends to WIDEN the Glossary, with QUIRKs and BRICKs, a sudden MOON and a welcome BEER.
Added to A-F: ABBOT, ALBINO, BEER, BLUSH, BRICK, DODGE, DREW
Added to G-M: HAVENS, HARE, JOLLY, MOON
Added to N-S: PARTRIDGE, POLLOCK, ROBINS, SPARROW, SQUIRE
Added to T-Z: WIDEN, WING
Today’s finds led to the Animals category getting amended to Animals and insects–and getting generally creepy-crawlier–with CONGER, LEECH, and ROACH. Highlights include an upgraded DEAN, an icy bright GREENLAND, a shy PURPLE, a green-footed ROOK sarcophagus, and a commanding WORK.
Added to A-F: BLUNT, BUCKING, CONGER, DEAN, FANNING
Added to G-M: GREENLAND, GURNEY, LEECH
Added to N-S: POST, PURPLE, ROACH, ROOK
Added to T-Z: WORK