Monday, December 31, 2007

New Year's Resolution Contest! December 31 - January 14 Based on REDEFiNE iT: Dictionary of Newfoundland English

Instead of the usual Word of the Week we issue a challenge!

December 31 - January 14

In one sentence state a New Year's Resolution using all of the Words of the Week issued thus far by the facebook group REDEFiNE iT : Dictionary of Newfoundland English.

Your statement must include your resolution but may also include an explanation of its motivation or any contingencies you anticipate in the application of your resolution.You may ply the words in the sense indicated by the Dictionary of Newfoundland English definitions of the words or one of the "redefinitions" of the words posted to this group. It's up to us to guess the meaning of your Resolution.

A Jury will be struck and two weeks from now a winner and two runners up will be announced.Criteria for judging the winning three entries will be articulated by the Jury on announcing their final decisions!

The winner will recieve one full set of Rattling Books audio titles (18 in total).The two runners-up will each recieve a copy of Merrybegot by Mary Dalton, the book that inspired this Facebook Group and a copy of The Big Why by Michael Winter in which the term "blue drop" appears so beautifully.

Here is the List of Words to include in your New Year's Resolution:





blue drop











nuzzle tripe

Post your Resolution either here or on the REDEFiNE iT Facebook group page under the relevant Discussion Board Topic.

This contest is sponsored by Rattling Books.

May the Gud be with you in the Blue Drop!