A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanging. It is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used. Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

Monday Meme #30 — Word

Even crystals can change — the background image here is that of hippuric acid crystals, which twist and untwist themselves as they grow, a discovery made in 2010 and published by the National Science Foundation.

I published 29 Monday Memes last year, just a tick over one every other week.  I aim to better that by a big stretch this year.

I’m not giving up.


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