Soggy Socks

The Start Soggy Socks started off as Unsoggy Socks. For most of an otherwise uneventful day. But then events, or rather, one event, transpired and transformed the Unsoggy Socks into Soggy Socks. Read on and I will tell you How This Happened. The Second Start Now, you know, as a regular reader of…

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  • Post published:October 1, 2021
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The magic of retirement

The Special 100 Irregular Sloword BirthMonth Festival 2021 Featured Guest - Suresh Chandrasekaran After working for sixteen years, Suresh parted ways with his employer to their mutual satisfaction; what the management guys love to call a win-win situation. He was happy to quit because his employer held the illusion that he was there…

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The new Facebook – A MMORPG

The Special 100 Irregular Sloword BirthMonth Festival 2021 Featured Guest - T F Carthick T F Carthick is a self-styled writer who rarely ever writes, choosing instead to occupy himself churning out excels and power points for his corporate masters for food. Back in the good old times, when he still had time…

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Shopping for gas

After yesterday's chaos at the dealership over the service appointment for the car (I'll tell you about it some other time...), I had yet another episode of the Shopping Blues. So the minivan, Rusty, was severely short of gasoline. So much so, that the yellow "Reserve" light shone steadily and bright in mine…

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The Coffee Post – 1

This is a coffee post. It has been semi-commissioned. Semi? Yes. There was a sort of contest on for a "coffee post". This is my entry. And a very good entry it will be too. I think. No, they said to use "I believe" or "I strongly believe" in that two-day training course…

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Socks

Not the cat.... You know this, already. No cats allowed at SloWord. This one is dedicated to actual socks, the things you wear on your feet. Like this one. Contrary to what you may be thinking, I am perfectly sane. Socks are mysterious creatures. They are prone to a half-life without the means…

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  • Post published:February 10, 2017
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The Second Annual Birthmonth Festival

As you may remember, most of you very carefully and diligently ignored the First Annual Birthmonth Festival. Now here is your chance to do so again. Yes, there is a difference. The last time around your indifference lasted a whole month. This time around, given that the world's collective attention span is shorter than…

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  • Post published:August 20, 2016
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Little Red Writer – 1

One day, Little Red Writer decided to write poetry. Now, poetry is very hard to do. Little Red Writer was little and unschooled. He had some words in his bag and he wanted to show his words to his granny, Facebook. Little Red Writer knew that poetry has rules. These are to be followed and…

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  • Post published:August 9, 2016
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Evil Eyed Cherry

The other day I bought some cherries. Sunday, it was, yes, I remember well. I bought the cherries home and washed them and ate them and they were good. I also had occasion to visit a Bengali sweet shop and The Good Lady bought some kaancha chena. Literally translated it means "raw cottage cheese".…

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  • Post published:July 5, 2016
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Practically Witty

I wrote this poem for no reason For it's really just the season. This poem is quite small and it's very stupid and all. Tubetops, when they put these on you also get those bare knees on. You know this is really quite silly For I'm writing stuff willy nilly. You may exclaim…

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