A to Z Blog Challenge 2021 – Letter T – T Words
It’s that time again for the April A to Z Blog Challenge. I’ve done this one for quite a few years, and it’s always fun.
This time I decided to go with the miscellaneous type posts, which some days will be whatever I want, and other days will be a resurrection of my older posts that pretty much no one or very few ever saw.
So, here we go with Letter T …
Daffy Definition = tautology – The study and discipline of tau – a zen-like state, practiced by monastery monks.
Sentence = As a top level monk, Ben was an expert in tautology.
Real Definition = Needless repetition of an idea, statement, or word.
Daffy Definition = testudo – An exam/test, as in the sport of judo; a final exam to be passed, to become a master judo instructor.
Sentence = Before Jacob could open his own dojo, he had to pass his testudo.
Real Definition = Tortoise shell; a cover of overlapping shields or a shed wheeled up to a wall used by the ancient Romans to protect an attacking force.
Daffy Definition =teonanacatl – A fungus of the toenail (in humans) and of the hooves (in cattle) contracted by walking on rotten bananas and/or the peels/skins of such a fruit.
Sentence = After Horace chased his cow through the banana grove, they both came down with a raging case of teonanacatl.
Real Definition = Any of several New World mushrooms (Psilocybe and related genera of the family Agaricaceae) that are sources of hallucinogens.
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