Wednesday Wordplay: No offense, Picasso

Artistic Quotes

I do not want to die… until I have faithfully made the most of my talent and cultivated the seed that was placed in me until the last small twig has grown.
            — Kathe Kollwitz, O Magazine, September 2002

Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
            — Pablo Picasso

We all need to have a creative outlet – a window, a space – so we don’t lose track of ourselves.
            — Norman Fischer

 

Urban Dictionary

 no offense

A phrase used to make insults seem socially acceptable.

"No offense, John, but your mom is frickin’ ugly."

Wednesday Wordplay

Quotes

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
            — Pablo Picasso

Creative work is play. It is free speculation using materials of one’s chosen form.
           
Stephen Nachmanovitch

People will accept your ideas much more readily if you tell them Benjamin Franklin said it first.
            — David H. Comins

 

Vocabulary

gewgaw

(noun)
[GOO-gaw’]

1. a showy trifle; cheap showy jewelry; a bauble: "Carolyn’s house is filled with gewgaws that she has gleaned from garage sales."

 

Urban Dictionary

shoe whore

1. Someone who owns too many shoes.
2. Like a bag hag but obsessed with shoes.


And just when you’ve seen it all, here’s Quotable Toilet Paper:

 

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