Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Carking cares

Cark is the harsh noise made by a carrion crow. They do sound as though they have a lot on their minds, maybe that's why cark also means burden.

Carking is an archaic term for something worrisome. I hope nothing happens today to carken you with carking doubts.

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  1. They all tie together.
    Cool castle - where is it?

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    1. The UK, Alex ... I've forgotten the name. Hawkworth, Walkwoth something like that?

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    2. Warkworth - that's it. It's a big place, that's just one section.

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  2. I did not know that! I like that word though. Maybe I can use it somewhere...

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    1. I think it'd be easier to fit in than some of the others I've blogged about, Leandra.

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  3. Nothing like listening to a big crow a-carking..

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    1. It's an atmospheric sound isn't it, Oscar.

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  4. Cark is the noise my husband makes when he clears his throat!

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