noun \ˈtäp\ noun \ˈten\

mini me

In the end

the trend

for definition,

deserves a poem

of recognition–

–words researched

in top position,

10-of-10

without omission..

a legacy,

a heritage,

a “what the…”

Websters

merits it

nostalgic look

thru rosy lens

–OO–

at terms

that stopped short

cautious pens,

an innovative

brand-new-take

on quois

(collective)

je ne sais‘ed

the X factor

that went amiss

~not a Ms.~

(like feminists)

a cultured

Zeitgeist

lookee-loo

at words

that stumped both

me and you…

And sure

some hunted

surreptitious

assuming

writely

nunya business

but trying

4 autonomy

–on 2 left feet

seems

dumb to me–

a hop,

& skip,

insidious,

a bound-to-trip

–perfidious–

presentation

of the FAQs,

as questions rash

are those

unasked,

a spiral

toward

morbidity

–is speech

that rues

validity–

so query,

Google,

follow links,

yell if needed

ere you ink.

penning gold

©Karen Robiscoe

The bolded words are more adventurous than the rest of those employed in this ditty, and what’s more, were the top `10 most researched words on Merriam Websters in 2014. My personal favorite in this list is je ne sais quoi, but I can’t put my finger on why exactly…oh wink wink wink–borderline facial tic. It’s been a slice. Here’s to 2015…

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I bring to you an arrow, whole, Use it, or break it, But if you choose to take it --Know-- With it also, I will go. © Karen Robiscoe @1992

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