Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Fug – Wordplay Wednesday™ 11/29/17

Your Nose Knows

From the scent of baking pies and boiling potatoes, to a roomful of people with floating aromas of lotions, potions, and potables—not to mention kids’ dirty didees—trust your nose to twitch with the …   

FUG (fug) n. –  the heavy air in a closed room, regarded as either oppressive and murky or warm and cozy (Chiefly British). [WW #140]

Have you ever suffered through a stuffy Holiday gathering with the fug of heavy kitchen aromas, blended with the heavier scent of Aunt Shirley’s perfume, and old Uncle Henry’s heavy sweat, swirling in a battle for your nose twitches?

May all your experiences with Holiday fug eschew the oppressive and bring peace, warmth, and the flow of cozy air to your soul.

Word Challenge: FUG. Good ventilation is the key to a Holiday without the stench of fug. Unless of course, it’s the warm fuzzy kind. Consider the source and the season as you fit fug into your week of aromatic writings.

Write first for yourself … only then can you write for others. (L.Rochelle) 



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