Do you snuggle with your dictionary at night? Do you like long, complicated, fancy words? If your answer is yes, you are a #wordnerd and the powers that be made a "fun" holiday just for weirdos like you. #January9 is National Word Nerd Day.
In honor of this day, I will call my Grandpa and celebrate the time he played the word "warbonnet" on TWO triple word scores and murdered me at Scrabble back in 1992.
Celebrate today by being proud of your supreme nerdiness. Use words no less than 7 letters long in all your conversations. If that's too easy for you, I challenge you to use words that are no less than 7 letters long in every single sentence. Do crosswords and play word puzzles all day long or challenge me to a new match on Stop. I'll kick your butt.
If you LOVE a word nerd, I'm so sorry. But here are 28 Gifts for the Word Lover (Buzzfeed).
You guys know how obsessed I am with color palettes! How is it that I just discovered the PANTONE Studio app? You can build color palettes of up to five colors, by selecting from color guides, extracting colors from photos and images (like I've done here just by walking around the house with the app open), searching by color number, and by interacting with other custom Pantone palettes. I think this is a really fun tool for amateur and pro designers, quilters, interior designers, almost anyone who uses and LOVES color, fabric, paper, etc.
What is Pantone? (Source: http://www.colorguides.net/pantone.html)
Pantone is a standardized color matching system, utilizing the Pantone numbering system for identifying colors. By standardizing the colors, different manufacturers in different locations can all reference a Pantone numbered color, making sure colors match without direct contact with one another. The most commonly referenced colors are in the Pantone solids palette. The Pantone Solid palette consists of 1,114 colors, identified by three or four digit numbers, followed by a C, U, Or M suffix.. Originally designed for the graphics industry, the pantone solids palette is now used by a wide range of industries, and is the most commonly used palette.
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