You know, I start the blog, I’m all Daily Posting, and then they get rid of it. Figures.

Looks like it’s up to my good friend, Merriam-Webster to help with the inspiration.

*comes on stage and taps on microphone; winces at feedback*

“Hello? Is this thing on?”

*clears throat, scans crowd nervously*

“Today’s word is…


Fustigate means either to (1) beat with or as if with a short heavy club or (2) to criticize severely.

For example… The romance writer who trademarked the word “cocky” was thoroughly fustigated by her fellow romance authors.”


*curtseys, leaves stage*

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