Word of the Day - Black Cat Photography
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June 26, 2008 (Day 152)

Cockaigne: an imaginary land of ease and luxury


So...a couple things. Yes, this is another vacation pic. Once I saw today's word, I figured I could try to find an imaginary-seeming land in DC or go with something I already had that looked straight out of a storybook. Storybook photo won. This was our first sunset on the Isle of Mull.

Second, I looked up the pronunciation of this word because I'd never heard it before. Dictionary.com's inaccurate phoenetical spelling was "ko keyn." Uh, cocaine? Really? It's actually more like "kah keyn," but I'd really thought this might have been a root term for the drug. Totally unrelated, it seems. Amusing nonetheless.

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