I spy with my little I – a whole bunch of stuff that starts with ‘I’. Aye, aye!
Illusion – Allusion – Elusion
something that deceives by producing a false or misleading impression of reality.
the state or condition of being deceived; misapprehension.
an instance of being deceived.
a passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of something, either directly or by implication:
the act of alluding; the making of a casual or indirect reference to something:
the act of eluding; evasion.
The old fart who thought he could just compose 26 interesting alphabetical posts.
I was under the illusion that I was a competent writer. I made an allusion to my extensive vocabulary. The elusion of literary greatness rankles and sobers me.
Speaking of sober….
verb (used with object), intoxicated, intoxicating.
to affect temporarily with diminished physical and mental control by means of alcoholic liquor, a drug, or another substance, especially to excite or stupefy with liquor.
to make enthusiastic; elate strongly, as by intoxicants; exhilarate:
The prospect of the success of this post intoxicated me. I was enthusiastic, but reality stupidified stupefied me, and diminished my mental abilities.
The drunken pick-up couple stagger out of the bar. He says, “I’m stiff.” She says, “I’m tight.”…and they’re both lying.
This demonstration of my restricted talents has made me quite
subject to fears, doubts, etc.; not self-confident or assured:
an insecure person.
not confident or certain; uneasy; anxious:
not sincere; not honest in the expression of actual feeling; hypocritical.
I am not being insincere, when I say that I would like a bunch of visitors – and a pile of views….but I’ll settle for a few nice warm ‘likes.’
I thank you! 😀