Happy [cheery, merry, joyful, jocular, gleeful] birthday, Peter

A little bibliophile humor today in honor of the birthday of Peter Mark Roget (1779-1869), author of Roget’s Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases Classified and Arranged so as to Facilitate the Expression of Ideas and Assist in Literary Composition.

11 Responses to Happy [cheery, merry, joyful, jocular, gleeful] birthday, Peter

  1. Adrienne says:

    I used to read under the covers with a flashlight. I guess I thought my mom wasn’t aware of the fact that my bed glowed.

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  2. egorr says:

    Ain’t technology wunnerful? Now I have Books On Tape (okay, .mp3 files…) and I just set the player to shut off after an hour. I’m usually asleep by then. Music, too. …zzzzZZZZZ

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  4. Rather than start with reading the news (real and #fake) as usual, I started my online day here with Bluebird. As befits the first warm morning in several days. And I’m happy, delighted, tickled, amused, and mood-elevated to have done so. 😀

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  5. Reblogged this on Its good to be crazy Sometimes and commented:
    Love all of these

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  6. Love my thesaurus! Thanking God for Peter.

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  7. My father rarely spoke; the only words I can ever recall hearing him say, to me, was “Get your bloody head out of that book boy”,

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  8. Really funny. 😀 — Suzanne

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