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Pre-Review of Wisk with Stain Spectrum Technology

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Wisk Deep Clean

*Disclosure/Disclaimer/Fun Stuff * This is a sponsored post for which I'm being paid. Yay! I'll also receive a sample of Wisk here in the next few days. As always, I write what I think about a product and this post is a pre-review thing to let y'all know what's up and introduce you to what ...

Word of the Day: Labile

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la·bile[/ˈlāˌbīl/ /-bəl/] adj. Liable to change; easily altered Of or characterized by emotions that are easily aroused or freely expressed, and that tend to alter quickly and spontaneously; emotionally unstable Easily broken down or displaced [Origin: C15: via Late Latin lābilis, from Latin lābī to slide, slip] I'm in a labile mood at the moment. It's like I need to change; I'm on the brink ...

Word of the Day: Kraken

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kra·ken   [krah-kuhn] n. ( often initial capital letter ) A legendary sea monster causing large whirlpools off the coast of Norway. A fabulous Scandinavian sea monster perhaps imagined on the basis of chance sightings of giant squids. It appears in literature in a poem of Alfred, Lord Tennyson's juvenilia called "The Kraken." [Origin: "monster of the North Sea," 1755, from Norw. dial. krake.] We have this lake in Arkansas ...

Word of the Day: Jabberwock

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Jab·ber·wock  [jab-er-wok] noun, plural -wock·ies, adjective n. 1. A playful imitation of language consisting of invented, meaningless words; nonsense; gibberish. 2. An example of writing or speech consisting of or containing meaningless words. adj. 3. Consisting of or comparable to Jabberwocky; meaningless; senseless. Also, Jab·ber·wock·y   [jab-er-wok-ee] [Origin: coined by Lewis Carroll in Jabberwocky, poem in Through the Looking Glass (1871)] That last part is ...

Word of the Day: Illeism

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il-lee-iz-êm n. The use of a third person pronoun (he or she) referring to oneself or someone expected to be addressed as you. The use of third person expressions in referring to yourself as, "Stop asking me the same thing. I got on this weird tear on Twitter where I was referring to myself in the third person. It was fun ...