Wednesday, 8 May 2013

Gross

Gross has a variety of meanings. It can describe something large, outrageous or thick bodied. Twelve dozen of anything are a gross or it can be a total without any deductions.

These tulips are fairly outrageous, but I wouldn't call them gross, would you?


27 comments:

  1. No I wouldn't!! These tulips are terrific!!! Nothing gross about them at all! Yay! Take care
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    1. Yes, that would make them gross, Alex.

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  3. Not gross at all! More like gorgeous. :)

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  4. Hi Patsy .. definitely not gross - scarlet ladies yes .. but not gross as in over the top, revolting ...

    I missed seeing the tulip display at Ticehurst (Pashley Manor Garens) - I gather it was magnificent .. I must remember to take a trip up there next year ...

    Tips for writers - just write?! Cheers Hilary

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    1. 'Scarlet ladies' - I like that.

      I've not been to Pashley Manor gardens but I've just googled and it looks wonderful.

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  5. The states back east are going to be overwhelmed with cicadas. Like billions of them. I suppose I'd think that's gross, especially when they die and leave behind their carcasses.

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    1. The carcasses bit certainly sounds gross, Micheal.

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  6. Cool competition and gorgeous tulips! Perfect combination! Edith :)

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  7. The flowers are beautiful but not gross!

    Writing? Well write as often as you can, about anything you can and if you can't think about anything to write about then write about that! Write about the blank page that you can't think of what to write upon it and then write about your view of that! Like anything else the more you do if it the better you shall become but most of all enjoy it because if you don't, it will always read as the chore it was written...

    I enjoyed that even if it doesn't make sense lol
    Now I have to take my own advice and battle that blank page... ;)

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    1. It does make sense and sounds like good advice, Lynn.

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  8. Far from gross--those tulips are lovely! Love how rich the color is. :)

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  9. Advice for writers? They'll end up with thousands on entries ;)

    xx

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  10. Lovely photo - showy but definitely not gross! Thanks for the links.

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  11. And I was expecting to see something gross as in terrible or far out.

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  12. Tulips are far from gross, but they give me hayfever. Wouldn't mind two lips now and again, but the bulb variety will do for now.

    Love the Purple frock you're wearing over on Valance's porch by the way.

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  13. What are you up to on Valance's porch Patsy? Giving him tulip advice by the look of those, they're simply gorgeous. Love the colour.

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  14. Thanks, JJ and Suzy.

    What I get up to on the porch is strictly between me and the cowboy. ;-)

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  15. Sorry, Oscar I missed your comment. I was probably in shock that you could think such a thing of me.

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