Tag: short stories

Bubble & Broccoli Bubble 1. Globule of one substance encased in another // 2. A parenthesis in a situation, an isolated moment. // 3. (computing) Delay in the pipeline. // 4. (comics) Speech bubble Broccoli 1. No one likes broccoli // 2. Slang for marijuana That’s a real problem. —Yes, I know. It’s very destructive. These things don’t only happen to other people […]

#7. Quiddity 1. Another term for the essence of an object, literally its “whatness”. It describes properties that a particular substance (e.g. a person) shares with others of its kind. The question “what (quid) is it?” asks for a general description by way of commonality. 2. In general use,  whatever makes something the type that […]

#5 Booby Trap Booby /// 1. boob, breast. /// 2. an ignorant or foolish person. /// 3. “boob” an embarrassing mistake. Trap. A trap is a device or tactic intended to catch an intruder or an enemy. Booby trap. As the word implies, they often have some form of bait designed to lure the victim […]