CALLITHUMPIAN

The Word of the Day is Callithumpian,

Click on the link to the word of the day post to find out what this word means. I think it applies to most popular music since at least 1990.

Word of the Day Challenge

The word of the day today is CALLITHUMPIAN.    It refers to a band of discordant instruments or a noisy parade. It was first noted in America in 1836.

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leaping

The Word of the Day is Leaping,

I hope you enjoy using this word in a story or a poem.

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  • Today’s Word of the Day is Leaping.

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Song Lyric Sunday – How do and Hey there.

For various reasons, (a break away to Edinburgh and then a lot of work), I did not partake in this challenge the last couple of weeks but this week I have decided to have a go. It’ a great challenge.

The Song Lyric Sunday Challenge this week we the theme of Greet, Hey, Howdy.

Click on the link below to see Jim Adam’s post and to take part in the challenge.

https://jimadamsauthordotcom.wordpress.com/2021/06/12/hay-is-for-horses/

My Colleague, Fandango chose a song “Hey Girl” and this made me think of another song.

I also remembered that the most polite way to introduce yourself, according to outdated etiquette books, was to say “How do you do?” and that made me think of this song by Gerry and the Pacemakers: How do you it?

Gerry and the Pacemakers – How do you do it?

Strictly, they aren’t saying How do you do? but it’s close enough and I wanted to share this great song. It was written by Mitch Murray and was a UK Hit for Gerry and the Pacemakers in April 1963.

How do you do what you do to me?
I wish I knew
If I knew how you do it to me
I'd do it to you

How do you do what you do to me?
I'm feeling blue
Wish I knew how you do it to me
But I haven't a clue

You give me a feeling in my heart
Like an arrow passin' through it
Suppose that you think you're very smart
But won't you tell me how do you do it?

How do you do what you do to me?
If I only knew
Then perhaps you'd fall for me
Like I fell for you

You give me a feeling in my heart
Like an arrow passin' through it
Suppose that you think you're very smart
But won't you tell me how do you do it?

How do you do what you do to me?
If I only knew
Then perhaps you'd fall for me
Like I fell for you
When I do it to you

And going back to Fandango’s Hey Girl. This made me think of another song by Eddie Holman, “Hey there, Lonely Girl”. This was released in 1969.

And in doing my research I discovered that this was originally released as “Hey there lonely boy” by Ruby and the Romantics in 1963!

The Lyrics were written by Earl Shuman and Leon Carr.

Hey there, lonely boy, lonely boy
Let me make your broken heart like new
Oh, my lonely boy, lonely boy
Don't you know this lonely girl loves you?

Every since she broke your heart
You seem so lost each time you pass my way
Oh, how I long to take your hand
And say "Don't cry, I'll kiss your tears away"

Hey there, lonely boy (lonely boy), lonely boy (lonely boy)
Let me make your broken heart like new
Oh, my lonely boy (lonely boy), lonely boy (lonely boy)
Don't you know this lonely girl loves you?

You think that only her two lips
Can kiss your lips and make your heart stand still
But once you're in my arms you'll see
No one can kiss your lips the way I will

Hey there, lonely boy (lonely boy), lonely boy (lonely boy)
Let me make your broken heart like new
Oh, my lonely boy (lonely boy), lonely boy (lonely boy)
Don't you know this lonely girl loves you?

 Hey there, lonely boy (lonely boy), 
lonely boy (lonely boy) 
>Ruby> Let me make your broken heart like new
 Hey there, lonely boy (lonely boy), 
lonely boy (lonely boy)
 Don't you know this lonely girl loves you?

Oh, my lonely boy (lonely boy), lonely boy (lonely boy)
Let me make your broken heart like new

FADE
My lonely boy (lonely boy), lonely boy

I hope you enjoyed this selection.

I have also used the following word prompts:

https://ragtagcommunity.wordpress.com/2021/06/13/rdp-sunday-colleague/

BURNSIDES

The Word of the Day is Burnsides,

I think that in the UK we would call this Muttonchops, but click on the link to find out the definition of the word.

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Word of the Day Challenge

The word of the day today is BURNSIDES.    No, that isn’t a typo, it’s an actual word, albeit a strange one. Definition:  A moustache (or mustache in America) in combination with whiskers on the cheeks but no beard on the chin. (Lexicon)

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Achieving

The Word of the Day is Achieving,

I hope you enjoy using this word in a story or poem. Have fun

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  • Today’s Word of the Day is Achieving.

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Adventure

The Word of the Day is Adventure,

I hope you enjoy using this word in a story or a poem 🙂

Word of the Day Challenge

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  • Today’s Word of the Day is Adventure.

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