Stream of Consciousness Saturday: Jour.

Linda G Hill said :Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “jour.” Find a word containing “jour” or use it as is. Bonus points if you start or end your post with that word. Enjoy!

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Jour means day in French. How much nicer it sounds in a language that is not our own. To me jour sounds exotic and special, unlike day which is ordinary every day, unlike Tous Les jours which sounds very sauve (another French word for smart or chic). Then there is sojourn , a French word a short stay.

Then there is journal, another French word for for, diary, paper, magazine. That leads to journalist, journalism, journalistic.

I could continue journey, to travel, journeyman, a workman/ tradesman. I could continue but I will not.

This is my post of the day Mon poste du jour.

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This is part of LindaGHill’s Stream of Consciousness Saturday #SoCs

One Liner Wednesday: En français et en anglais

Si vous me donnez six lignes écrites de la main de la plus honnête des hommes , je vais trouver quelque chose en eux qui le pendre .

If you give me six lines written by the hand of the most honest of men, I will find something in them which will hang him.

Cardinal  Richelieu :1585 – 1642.

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This  is  part  of  Linda’GHill‘s One Liner  Wednesday. Here is  the Pingback

Anyone who would like to try it out, feel free to use the “One-Liner Wednesday” title in your post, and if you do, you can ping back to Linda’post here to help your blog get more exposure. To execute a ping back, just copy the URL in the address bar on this post and paste it somewhere in the body of your post. Your link will show up in the comments on Linda’s  page. Please ensure that the One-Liner Wednesday you’re pinging back to is this week’s! Otherwise, no one will likely see it butLinda.

As with Stream of Consciousness Saturday (SoCS), if you see a ping back from someone else in my comment section, click and have a read. It’s bound to be short and sweet.

Unlike SoCS, this is not a prompt so there’s no need to stick to the same “theme.”

The rules that I’ve made for myself (but don’t always follow) for “One-Liner Wednesday” are:

1. Make it one sentence.

2. Make it either funny or inspirational.

3. Use the tag #1lineWed for more exposure.

Have fun!

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