Ah, summertime. The diamond mine is on hiatus, and yours truly has taken on some extra work, namely legal word-processing temping.
I'm already bored to tears. Last night we had an inauspicious start at Very-large-and-bureaucratic-lawfirm LLP, when I had to wait two and a half hours for IT to re-activate my log in!
These (not so) new adventures bring me to the words for today:
"pilcro" -- noun. I cannot find this word in Merriam-Webster. I tried pilcro and pillcro, even pilkro (highly unlikely) but it remains fugitive. Who knows where it came from. In word-processing land, this refers to the little backwards-P paragraph mark so ubiquitous and all-important in MS-Word.
(I did find "pilchard," however -- a "fish of the herring family resembling herring and occurring in great schools along the coasts of Europe.")
My second word is, logically --
"ennui" -- noun, from the French -- "a feeling of weariness and dissatisfaction: BOREDOM."
My long wait for a log-in did provide a space for some doodling, which I graciously post here:
I especially like the "dragon-duck" I concocted.