Well, the long word meant, ‘using long words’, and the short one meant, ‘learned or scholarly.’ “Why?”
“I want to impress people.”
She replied, “Your grandmother used to say, ‘Don’t get above your raisin.’ ” She almost smiled at his puzzlement. She hadn’t understood it when she was 16, either. “The word is actually raising. It means, ‘Don’t put on phony airs’. People will like you if you are honest and real. You have to study to get big words. You can’t just find them with a magnifying glass.
Go to Rochelle’s Addicted to Purple site and use her Wednesday photo as a prompt to write a complete 100 word story.
Texans bragged for years about being, and having, the biggest everything in the country – if you like dust storms and cactus.
Then they let Alaska join the union, and Texas was like Avis, “We’re number 2, but we try harder.” The biggest things about Alaska are the oil spills and Sarah Palin’s imagination that she’s a real politician.
Welcome to beautiful, green, open Minnesota, where we have room to be big. This here’s a wheel off Paul Bunyan’s baby carriage, that Babe the ox pulled….
Wait…. Don’cha want to hear about the giant eagle dropping big fish to make thunder??!
Go to Rochelle’s Addicted to Purple and use her Wednesday photo as a prompt to write a complete 100 word story.