Carol Vorvain (@writersboon) is an Australian international lawyer, mediator, author and founder of Writers Boon. Her books, When Dreams are Calling, Why not? - The island where happiness starts with a question and A Fool in Istanbul - The adventures of a self-denying workaholic have been featured in a number of travel magazines including the International Traveller magazine and can be found in libraries, bookstores and on Amazon.
You are a writer. You love words. But did you know that?
Inkie-pinkie, slops, tinnie, and wallop are all slang terms for beer.
Have kittens, chew fire, all horns and rattles are all ways to say you are angry.
“Binge-watch,” the newest word added to Merriam-Webster means to watch many episodes of a TV series in rapid succession.
“Hotter than dutch love” means a hot relationship.
Bookless means ignorant of books or not well-read.
“Aposiopesis” is when you deliberately fail to complete a sentence.
The peacock is actually the name of the male peafowl. The female is called a peahen.
Did you know that in Vatican, the ATM machines can be used in Latin?
Till next time, happy writing! And, don’t forget amor vincit omnia.