Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Wacky Word Wednesday - Saltire

Saltire
(sal tir)
 
by Rachel Hoyt
 
image by fotographic1980 via freedigitalphotos.net
 

is an 'X' you don't hear
because it appears
to your eyes (not your ears) -
a cross symbol - saltire.

© 2013 Rachel Hoyt. All rights reserved.
 
Every week I rhyme and define a new wacky word.
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And, please let me know of any weird words you've heard.
 
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8 comments:

  1. Great rhyme Rachel. True it appears to the eyes not the eras. Love it!

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  2. wondering why we need a word for that...ha...

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    1. Thanks! It is definitely an odd word. :)

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  4. Saltier marks the spot? :-) Fun! Love the etymology from jump to x..
    Great rhyme too!

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  5. So what do you call the Ghostbusters one?

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Rhyming or not, I would like a lot to hear the thoughts my words brought...