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Thursday, October 11, 2007

Word of the week: Sparkle: AmitL

My eyes 'sparkled' when I saw the word of the week, just when I was leaving from office, on the last day of the 'short hours' month. Wanting to start off on it'asap' (as Ishi suggested so nicely..*smiles*), with Notepad in hand,I walked absentmindedly but determinedly to the co. vehicle,and began noting the sparkles which I've come across till now,and, was able to think of quite a few- enough,so to speak, for the first post.

I love these sparkles:

- The way the water of the sea sparkles,when we're on the beach,with the sunshine making it glitter just that special bit extra.

(Note: I specifically avoided mentioning any of the sparkling heavenly bodies which sometimes float around on the beaches,especially in Dubai...err..no further details...since I haven't been there since two years)




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- Sparkl(e)-ing mineral water- which has a certain fizz to it- Perrrrrrier(I always forget where to stop the 'r') I believe,is one of the brands. It tastes better than the coloured waters which are sold in cans as fizzy colas,I feel..and,it's surely more healthy.







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- Sparkl(e)-ing eyes- anyone who displays them, is a genuine person, is how I read it, and, I'm usually right- sparkling eyed people do have a zest for life,and,are usually pretty optimistic, as opposed to people who display eyes which are just too tired to even shine a wee bit,even in the morning. And,if the lady's sparkling eyes are accompanied by impish smiles..ooh la la..smiles and goes into typical Piscean dreamland...:)

(See pic:One of my favourite comic duos-Terence Hill's eyes-sparkling,just like his roles in the comic movies the duo did together.
(Couldn't remember a heroine with similarly sparkling eyes,yet..except,perhaps,Preity Zinta?)



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- Sparkl(e)ing diamonds- err,this one's for the ladies to elaborate on...personally,I haven't seen too many of them in real life(except those tiny tots in my ring),but, in movies- yes, even though I know fully well that it's glass and not the real thing,still, the eyes go wide,imagining the market of such a bauble if it was genuine.
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Lastly, my favourite pastime besides Scrabble, where English is concerned: How many words(three letters or more) can you make from a word, sparkle in this case,which is a dream word,since it has two nice vowels in it? I came up with:

Park, spark, par, rap, speak, ape, reap, pear, pale, spear, perk, leak, lake, leap, ear, are, lap, pal, ale, paler, lark.. still debating further... oh,yes ..... sap, spa, lea.....
Anyone wishing to add more,you're welcome.:)
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Loon Gal, before you ask,yes,after all my thoughts were penned down,I did 'insanely' google'sparkle' to see if I could find some pics related to the word(I did find them), but,only in the images section...*whistles*..from sparkling sarongs to swimsuits to a sparkling spectrum of colours, there were vivid images of all the sparkles available in google's world. But,don't google the web for 'sparkle'-it'd take away the freshness of what one writes from one's imagination..correct?

Have a sparkling happy weekend,everyone..looking forward to some nice posts on our BUF,which really sparkles these days.Cheers.

19 comments:

  1. haha u made words outta sparkle...tats soo jokes...and after the sparkling water at the beach, i somehow knew the next thing was gna be about the heavenly bodies before reading bout it :P BUF telepathy

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  2. Neato Amit! u know how much I love the sea dun u :)


    **the sparkling heavenly bodies which sometimes float around on the beaches

    u mean bikini babez? d u get em in Dubai??? Or d u mean dead bodies? LOL!

    I love sparkling Eyes...some ppl hv the most amazing shining beautiful eyes!

    OMG u made words using SPARKLE...smart arse ;-) U pretty much covered the entire dictionary there Amit LOL! Anyways u forgot PEAK?

    u hv a good one too Amit!


    Keshi.

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  3. The sparkling sea...that's what I think of as well...nice post :)

    Hehe words out sparkle eh...hmm...ok

    rake, ark, spar, real, rasp

    that's all i can think of lol.

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  4. Hi,Michelle....LOL...yes,BUF telepathy,indeed..In fact,to be honest,I edited the post to add the heavenly bodies,knowing you'd ask why I didn't mention them..more BUF telepathy..:)

    The words from sparkle: Awaiting at least one addition from you..smile.

    Tks.

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  5. Hi,Keshi...tku..:)Yes,I did have your affection for beaches in mind when mentioning them..grin..

    Re. bikini babes out here-well,this is perhaps the only Gulf city,which has them..chk this link for assurahce: the oglers and the ogled:http://graphics8.nytimes.com/ima
    ges/2006/11/12/world/12dubai.xlarge1.jpg
    (And,if you google 'dubai beaches'you'll be as surprised as I was when I first went to one of them.hehe)
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    Haha..tks for the additional word(peak)- I missed that.
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    Cheers.

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  6. Sparkl(e)-ing eyes- anyone who displays them, is a genuine person, is how I read it, and, I'm usually right****Mar gaye...:P, wondering how wud u describe someone like me who has drooping eyes and mostly behind goggles...:)

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  7. Hi,Silvara..tks..and,those were some words I really missed.*reprimands self*..tks for them.:)

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  8. Hi,Raj...err,let me think over that..and,will give you the answer shortly..:)

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  9. ok I'll chk that link soon Amit tnxx :)

    aww nice of ya to think of me when u mentioned the beaches...


    Keshi.

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  10. Sarkling Eyes ...i thought of writing on this first...but all i have is just few words..

    Eyes that Love Sprakle the most!!!

    Paaaaaaaniiiii ...oh ho aaj kal ke pani mein bhi milawat hai !! :( pata nahi kya kya ...OMG my thoughts are gng in wrng direction !!!

    Tc

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  11. amit..

    the beach snap is awesomeeeeeee

    and so rightly said abt sparkling eyes..

    n ek nazar raj ke comment main gaya.. n tells him " ur eyes r droopy coz u never restttttt and always thinking of workkk u never give rest to urself so how u expect them to sparkle.. " grrr

    :P

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  12. Hi,Silvara...yes,the sparkling sea is one of the first thoughts which comes to mind,na?

    And,nice additional words from sparkle.(How'd I ever miss them out??)Tks.:)

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  13. Hi,Keshi..yes,indeed-special people get special mention.:)

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  14. Hi,Poo..hey,you're right-eyes that love sparkle the most.Coz they're full of optimism,right?:)

    Hehe..at your thoughts going in the wrong direction,with paani mein milawat.

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  15. Hi,Uttara...tks for the comment..and,tks for replying to Raj's comment too...I was going to say the same thing(Raj,you listening?)...tired,droopy eyes say 'I'm overworked-don't feel like sparkling.'

    Raj,I was the same,believe me,then,I realized-what's it all for?Work never ends...so,instead of trying to finish everything on one day,I began prioritizing and listing out the day's works..and,it works...works really well...plus,the eyes remain sparkling,as an added bonus..hehe.

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  16. Slap! Now dont ask why i remembered this
    *hangs head in shame*
    :D

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