Tuesday, April 3, 2012

C is for . . .

Coconut & Cat
Image courtesy: Like_The_Grand_Canyon

Cat contemplates coconut: Got milk? Check. Now need hammer.

Here's some other interesting C words: cacography, which is bad handwriting or spelling. Yes, I'm giulty. Also, cacoepy, which means poor or wrong pronunciation. For instance, caesura is a beautiful word, a strong pause in poetry, but I couldn’t pronounce it correctly if you through gold doubloons at my numbskull. But please, when you write, do avoid cacology--a bad choice of words.

Today's "Name That Famous Product" game:



If you don't know this one, perhaps your mom and/or spouse still does your laundry.

Yesterday's famous product: Barbie, of course.

Click on the A to Z Challenge button at the top right to get back to the linked list of participants.

14 comments:

  1. Love it! I'm a lover of cat's so I appreciate the picture.
    I'd guess that would be Clorox peeking in there!!!

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  2. Clorox! Do I win?!

    Great picture! That cat looks a lot like mine. SO cute!

    And I'm hopping over from A-Z. Nice to meet you!

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  3. I was going to say Calgon, but maybe that's just an English thing. Though I did think that before I read about the laundry... I love that picture of the cat and the coconut and learnt some new words :) You have a great blog, I'm following you now :D

    Nikki – inspire nordic

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  4. I'm going to have to go look that bad word up :)

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  5. Clorox!

    Cacoepy - so that's what I have, huh?

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  6. Totally Clorox. :) You're word reminds me of Brigitte (or Bridget, don't recall) in Anna and the French Kiss. I'm reading it now. She's Anna's best friend and in her emails, she includes a word Anna has to research. :)

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  7. It has to be Clorox! (I'z gettin' god at this!) We have a cat that looks like that one, minus the reddish part. His name is Snowball.

    I have terrible handwriting, but my spelling is perfect. (I was the spelling bee champ, year after year.) So does that mean I have cacography too? Learning all these new words is making me think I'm smart. :-)

    *waving*

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  8. fun post with C - thanks for visiting me at Wordsplash. The cat featured is Benji and he belongs to a friend. He's featured in a chapter of my book My Zoo World - Benji Loves Aunt Joanne. See, I'm sorta afraid of animals, but Benji can't believe that and must jump on my lap everytime. You'd love him. Enjoy A to Z and I'll be back to visit.

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  9. A very cute picture of the cat. And I think the hidden logo is Clorox!

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  10. Clorax! Which I haven't actually used in years, because I'm super cheap and just use the generic brand.

    At first I thought the cat contemplating the coconut was sitting on a computer.

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  11. Cat & Coconut... Crazy! ;)
    Visited back from A to Z: whenkateblogblogspot.com

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  12. I definitely suffer from cacography, the bad spelling part - my handwriting is quite legible unless I'm trying to hide my bad spelling.

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  13. Clorox!
    And that cat looks like it can't decide if it wants to eat it or whack at that coconut.

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  14. Cute! Cats being quizzical are always fun!

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