My Dear Writing Teachers,
I have followed your award winning blog for several years with great interest. Now I have observed as a driver of a motor vehicle and as a passenger that the adult members of our society are sorely lacking in the use of descriptive adjectives and have sunk to using one word expletives to explain their range of emotions in all manner of difficulties while maneuvering their cars. I humbly offer, this morning, a suggestion for a continuing education course for adults to enrich said vocabulary.
I think the course should be called THE ART OF THE CURSE.
Imagine if someone was driving 35 miles an hour in the center lane of a superhighway, how much more satisfying it would be to say, “May the carapace of your car turn into a dark green shell and the four tires into four leathery little legs to match the speed at which you progress.”
Or how about this one, the person who feels their time is so much more important than yours and cuts you off to get into line ahead of you in a traffic jamb – “In the early morning hours of the day you have your big meeting may the gods of justice visit your car and destroy your starter.”
Just a few humble suggestions. Imagine how much more colorful and erudite our commute would be if we increased said vocabulary. Also, personally, I find the idea of placing a curse very satisfying. Come here my pretties, don’t be afraid….
I wrote this post at the prompting of my friend and excellent writer, Stevie Turner, https://steviet3.wordpress.com/2016/01/18/open-book-blog-hop-january-18th-24th-2016/ for the
Open Book Blog Hop – January 18th – 24th 2016.
Hope you enjoyed,