“Hall and Oatsmeal”
The word of the day for November 21, 2012: HALL.
In the morning, you made me breakfast
You called it “Hall and Oatesmeal”
I rolled my eyes…
[anonymous oneword™ user]
The Neighbors Weigh in on “I Before E Except After C”
The word of the day for November 20, 2012: RECEIVED.
Most people (and possibly some of Old Macdonald’s farm animals*) are familiar with the “I before E except after C” rule. But what’s with words like leisure, seizure, weigh, and neighbor? Seriously, what’s with you words? If any of you words happen to […]full article →
Ten years ago today, oneword™ flickered to life. Since then we have illuminated the lives of tens of thousands of writers (or at least helped to free them from a bout or two of writer’s block).
As I wrote a few months back, oneword™’s very first word (or lack thereof) was “astroturf.” Here are […]full article →
Out of Focus
In 1928, Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks created a little cartoon mouse. They both really liked him. Others working at the studio at the time also liked him, using words like “swell,” and “the bee’s knees,” and “spiffy” to describe him.
However, Walt and Ub were adults. They had no idea what kids liked—how could […]full article →
Back in Black
Once in a blue moon we’ll change up the aesthetics of oneword.com. Since last night was an actual blue moon, it seemed appropros.
Over the last few years, next to Internet Explorer support, people have complained more about the lavender color scheme than anything else. Unlike Internet Explorer support, the color scheme is something […]full article →
One of my earliest memories is from when I was three. There was a park just down the street and it had one of those dome-shaped jungle gyms. I could see it from our front porch and it seemed like the most magical thing. I wanted to go there so bad I could taste it.
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Ten Years from the Word Go
On November 18th of this year, oneword.com will celebrate its tenth anniversary.
(pause for cheering, hi-fives, gunshots)
I was thinking I should plan something. I thought, maybe it could be based around the very first word, which, for the life of me, I couldn’t seem to recall. So I started digging around and found a site called The […]full article →
Random Access Memorial
I never thought I could be so impacted by the death of someone I never knew personally until the passing of Steve Jobs.
Since 1989, I have been using Apple products. Every day.
I have worked in print and digital design, post production, music engineering and composition, video editing, advertising, and as a writer—all on […]full article →
On my street there are two guys that, when not collecting bottles and cans, hang out all day doing god-knows-what and cat-calling every girl that walks by. Has that ever worked? Has anyone ever whistled at a girl, or yelled, “Daddy like!” at a girl and had any sort of success? I’ve never seen a […]full article →
Turning Water into Vodka
That was the word of the day when our would-be friends at Christian Creativityhappened upon our site. And just because they don’t recommend our non-denominational site, doesn’t mean we don’t wholeheartedly recommend their site to any and all creative Christians out there.
For the record, since its inception eight years ago, oneword™ has […]full article →