Fun Fridays

Fun Fridays – November 15, 2019

This video gives mind-blowing facts about linguistics. In particular, how pronunciation has changed over time.

Thus, if you are writing a historical novel, be careful in assuming the words you use meant the same in your era and that they they were pronounced like they are today.

Made me think of older poetry or song lyrics and some rhyming couplets. No wonder they sometimes don’t rhyme when we say them today!

Fascinating six-minute video.

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Fun Fridays – November 8, 2019

This video is what you need to go outside and do today. If not literally, do it imaginatively. It’s important to take the proverbial happy break. And what better way than in a pile of leaves? The last bit of the video is an illustration of finding the “needle in the …

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Fun Fridays – November 1, 2019

A video about an unusual intern’s visit to Penguin Random House. I bet they were paid like a typical volunteer intern, except a little fishier! Enjoy! Makes one wonder what publishers like Blink, WaterBrook, Cook, Tyndale, Lion, Orbit, or Skyhorse could do with this idea!

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Fun Fridays – October 25, 2019

Today’s video describes when a Tuba player is having too much fun. Reminds me of hearing that a writer produced 15,000 words in one day’s work. Enjoy the world-record for fastest performance of “The Flight of the Bumblebee” … on a tuba!

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Fun Fridays – October 4, 2019

This video came out three months ago and has already had almost two million views on YouTube. But this “Evolution of Worship Music” is worty to be watched again if you’ve already seen it. And worthy to be enjoyed for the first time if you have not. Enjoy!

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Fun Fridays – September 20, 2019

I found this analysis of the Beach Boys’ song “Good Vibrations” to be absolutely fascinating. This seven-minute breakdown shows how a creative genius could raise the level of the craft beyond where others had been before. An example for all creatives out there. Enjoy!

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Fun Fridays – September 13, 2019

Scooby-Doo Turns 50! While this may be “Friday the 13th,” it also happens to be the 50th birthday of Scooby-Doo! Doesn’t that make you feel old? Happy birthday, Scooby Doo! If you want to enjoy a couple of articles that discuss the origins of the show, you can find them …

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