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Rubbish idea

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Note to self: Do not write ideas for blog posts on back of manky old envelope.

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About elainecanham

I started blogging because I'm a writer, and I thought I ought to. Now I realise that I blog because I like to; even when I can't think of much to say.

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8 thoughts on “Rubbish idea

  1. super funny! and when I get back from summer break I hope to check in on your blog a bit more. peace! ❤

    Posted by prior | July 5, 2014, 10:24 am
  2. Too late …

    Posted by Argus | July 4, 2014, 10:03 am
    • It is for my ideas – I can only remember one of them, and they were good (Well I thought they were at the time. Probably crap, really.)

      Posted by elainecanham | July 4, 2014, 12:38 pm
  3. Manky is a word I did not hitherto know – and had to look it up – and it has the most venerable lineage: from Old French manque, from Latin mancus ‘maimed’. I think you SHOULD write your notes on the back of manky old envelopes. I certainly shall. Thanks for manking my day!

    Posted by Bruce Goodman | July 1, 2014, 9:14 am
    • Funny that it comes from the word for lost in French, (which the envelope now most certainly is) when here it means dirty. Thanks for looking it up.

      Posted by elainecanham | July 1, 2014, 10:06 am

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