Here are the five words I was assigned, followed by the first word that popped into my mind when I read them.
- Kumquat - Florida
- Gobbledygook - Harry Potter
- Lollygag - umbrella
- Diphthong - threat
- Masticate - Mr. Sutherland
Wow. My brain is a strange place. And, like Scott, I seem to have leaned heavily on the proper nouns. In Ms. Rowling's defense, however, I think my Harry Potter association has more to do with the word gobbledygook sounding like a word she would use than my general impression of her books, which I find very non-gobbledygooky.
The second half of the word association game involves me offering five other bloggers the prime opportunity to write an entry without thinking too much. So here are five new words for you to associate:
- aluminum - ?
- braid - ?
- claustrophobia - ?
- dumpling - ?
- elevator - ?
And, without further ado, here are the five bloggers I am tagging to associate these five words:
- Dan - Virescit Vulnere Virtus
- Christy - It's Christy Time!
- Job - Rocket Surgery
- Christina - Christina's Caffeine Diary
- Kate - In the Crowded Wilderness
And of course, in the true spirit of memey games, these five bloggers must post their word association results in their journals, and then pass the torch along to five more bloggers, and those five to five more, until EVERYONE IN THE WORLD HAS BLOGGED ABOUT WORD ASSOCIATION AND BILL GATES WILL BUY THEM ALL DINNER AT APPLEBY'S!!! Or something like that, anyhow. Have fun!