A Word a Week: Metallic

On our way to the library yesterday, a photo-op for the “word a week photography challenge: metallic” presented itself. “Um, excuse me sir, can I have word, please?” IMG_6785

As promised in the commentary below, the next week on our return to the library, I snapped some close-ups of this gentleman’s newspaper. If’ you’d like to see for yourself, check out word a week: metallic, take two.

© Erica K O’Shea at “growthandpossibility.wordpress.com”, 2013.


16 responses to this post.

  1. […] A Word a Week: Metallic (growthandpossibilty.wordpress.com) […]


  2. Reblogged this on A Word in Your Ear and commented:
    love this photo from I dwell in possibility – in response to the a word a week challenge – metalllic


  3. That poor man! What horrible news can he be reading about?? He looks *totally petrified*!!



    • or you could say “riveted” too…turns out he wasn’t very forthcoming, after all though 🙂


      • Hmm… Now I’m even more curious. Maybe something insanely IRON-ic. Or even ALUMIN-ating!

      • One thing’s for sure, this guy is solid!

        Haha, you are funny! Do you know, there is text to be read on those leaden pages…I didn’t scan close enough to recall, but will check out the Metallic Word when we drop our books off next week. Not set in stone, mind you, but permanently cast nonetheless

      • Yeah, definitely get a photo! (I think I’ve seen one before actually. hmm…) Or maybe an etching! — Now there’s an old-fashioned idea I haven’t heard of in forever. Just don’t let a copper see you. :b

      • Easier said than done, my friend — this guy lives right in between the library and the copper’s hang-out…ummm, I mean the police station (who’d a thought that?!). We will indeed steel ourselves to record those iron-clad words as cast at some point in the 1970s though. More to come on this metal station.

      • Wow. And with that I’m going to end this galvanizing geekfest before I pull out a thesaurus and periodic table. 🙂

        (Found your main blog, though, so it appears maybe I’ll just be moving the nerderous brainage over there for a moment.)

  4. I love this photo and congrats on your reblog! Reblogs from Skinnywench are a lot of fun. 🙂


  5. […] A Word a Week: Metallic (growthandpossibilty.wordpress.com) […]


  6. […] Last week, with the word “metallic” on my mind, I snapped and posted a photo of my daughter asking a rather stoic gentleman for “a word, please.” […]


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