Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Chasing down ideas...

I've got a few ideas for queries spinning in my head today. I'm trying to get them to gel, so I'm not posting anything heavy today.

My favorite word for today...

ser·en·dip·i·ty /ˌsɛrənˈdɪpɪti/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[ser-uhn-dip-i-tee] Pronunciation Key - Show IPA Pronunciation
–noun 1. an aptitude for making desirable discoveries by accident.
2. good fortune; luck: the serendipity of getting the first job she applied for.


[Origin: 1754; Serendip + -ity; Horace Walpole so named a faculty possessed by the heroes of a fairy tale called The Three Princes of Serendip]

—Related forms
ser·en·dip·it·er, ser·en·dip·i·tist, ser·en·dip·per, noun Unabridged (v 1.1)
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2006.

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