One-liner Wednesdays #44

Hope (noun) The one feeling that makes you believe every morning that you will get more sleep later at night but you still end staying up too late and way past your bedtime. This post was written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. Hill. The challenge, as the name implies is … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #44

One-liner Wednesdays #43

Regret (noun) When you hesitate for a fraction of a second to do a random act of kindness and end up losing the window of opportunity. This post was written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. Hill. The challenge, as the name implies is to come with a one-liner. Please click … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #43

One-liner Wednesdays #42

Suspense (noun) The feeling you get when you're reading a really good book and you can't wait to find out what happens, and you keep turning the pages as you race to get to the end, and lose track of time in the process. True bibliophiles will know what I mean. 😉 This post was … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #42

One-liner Wednesdays #41

Breath* (noun) Just another really important process that is a sign that you are alive, but is also the traitor that conspires with your mask to fog up your glasses and make your life a nightmare. This definition is only applicable to those of us who have to wear glasses...because our vision is way too … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #41

One-liner Wednesdays #40

Disappointment (noun) The feeling that engulfs you, drowns you and threatens to pull you under when you realize that the one thing you have been looking forward to in a long time is probably never going to happen. This post was written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. Hill. The challenge, … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #40

One-liner Wednesdays #39

Language (noun) A means of communication meant to make communicating with others simpler but ends up confusing the intended recipient even more if the "language" used is too complex! This post was written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. Hill. The challenge, as the name implies is to come with a … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #39

One-liner Wednesdays #38

Compliment (noun) Words of praise or admiration which might be true but could also be laced with a heavy dose of sarcasm, especially if your close ones are the source of the said "compliment". This post was written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. Hill. The challenge, as the name implies … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #38

One-liner Wednesdays #37

Creativity (noun) When you come up with impromptu, random lyrics (that do not bear any resemblance to the actual lyrics) when you feel like singing a particular song but don't know, or can't quite remember the lyrics or are too lazy to google it up. This post was written in response to today's One Liner … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #37

One-liner Wednesdays #36

Dogs (noun) Most popularly known as man's best friend (and  any woman's too!) who can seem incredibly cute and irresistible to dog lovers but at the same time can seem like ferocious monsters to people who don't get dogs and are hence scared of them! This post was written in response to today's One Liner … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #36

One-liner Wednesdays #34

Handwriting (noun) What would be an excellent means of communication and a way of gathering admiration if beautiful, but can create much dispute if it's unrecognisable and/or unreadable especially if it happens to be your study notes, presentation points or worse, the minutes of the meeting that you had hastily scribbled down. This post was … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #34

One-liner Wednesdays #33

Silly (adjective) When you choose to believe that a black cat crossing your path when you are about to begin a journey is a sign of ill-luck, rather than the fact that the black cat was simply in a hurry to get somewhere that it took the risk of jumping in front of you (or … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #33

One-liner Wednesdays #32

Dreaming (noun) The feeling that transports you to another magical world and encloses you in a bubble of happiness, especially when you are in the middle of a boring lecture or meeting. Not to be confused with its terrible cousin: Nightmare. This post was written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #32

One-liner Wednesdays #31

Strength (noun) The one thing that we desperately need when we are trying to coax a scooter into the center stand, knead the atta to make chapathi, try to open a glass jar, or even when we are breaking a coconut* and the most important weapon in our immune system's arsenal in its fight against … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #31

One-liner Wednesdays #30

Negative (adjective) A word that usually means the exact opposite of positive and doesn't bring much happiness, unless of course if we are speaking about the results of a COVID-19 test. This post was written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. Hill. The challenge, as the name implies is to come … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #30

One-liner Wednesdays #29

Hair (noun) The one part of a human body that rarely obeys the host body's wishes, gets tangled and entwined at the slightest provocation, over-grows when and where you don't want it to grow, and doesn't grow when and where you do want it to grow! This post was written in response to today's One-Liner … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #29

One-liner Wednesdays #28

Cynical (adjective) When life has worn you down so much that you start seeing only the dark side of everything and you think that fairy tales, romcoms, and inherent goodness don't exist in the real world. This post was written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. Hill. The challenge, as the … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #28

One-liner Wednesdays #27

Thought (noun) An often time-consuming and brain-exhausting "process" which, if absent, tends to screw things up spectacularly and also tends to overcomplicate things if present in excess. This post was written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. Hill. Please click on the link to know more about the rules of this … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #27

#AtoZChallenge 2020 – The Reflection Post

When I started the #AtoZChallenge2020 started, we were in the starting stages of a lockdown (which hasn't ended yet). I did not have a single post ready in advance but I managed to successfully complete the challenge for the third time. Yay! 😀 If you have missed out any of my one-liners. Fret not. Here … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge 2020 – The Reflection Post

#AtoZChallenge One-liner: Z is for Zero!

Zero (number) A number that is bad if it is your account balance, but would be wonderful if it was preceded by a non-zero number and a huge number of zeroes; also, a number that would be wonderful if only we could use it in association with the COVID-19 cases. Although the news doesn't look … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge One-liner: Z is for Zero!

#AtoZChallenge One-liner: Y is for Yawn!

Yawn (verb) Definition 1: An involuntary action that is contagious and very hard to suppress, which tends to make regular appearances in the middle of lessons, meetings and conferences, but doesn't carry deadly consequences like its distant cousin: sleeping. Covering your mouth is one of the best ways to suppress a yawn. 😛 Back in … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge One-liner: Y is for Yawn!

#AtoZChallenge One-liner: X is for X!

X (a variable, the worst enemy of anybody who hates Mathematics) The  variable that Mathematics forced to keep finding, differentiating, and integrating all through our childhood. If only Mathematics had prepared us for the fact that life forces us to find x,y,z, and many other unknowns without even giving the slightest hints. I miss dear … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge One-liner: X is for X!

#AtoZChallenge One-liner: W is for Worry

Worry (verb) A human tendency to obsess over complications in anything and everything; something that can suck the joy of our lives. Worrying can be injurious to our health. But that won't stop us from worrying, will it? With the COVID-19 cases being reported every day, worrying seems to have cancelled its vacation to be … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge One-liner: W is for Worry

#AtoZChallenge One-liner: V is for Vanish

Vanish* (verb) A cruel trick that life plays on you when you accidentally misplace your glasses and you have to grope around blindly while squinting to improve your vision because you are blind without your glasses! The disturbing phenomena where things seem to disappear only to be found instantaneously when someone other than you start … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge One-liner: V is for Vanish

#AtoZChallenge One-liner: U is for Umbrella

Umbrella (noun) An object that has the potential to protect you from rain (and sun!), but ironically the day you forget to carry it ends up being the rainiest of days! Did you know that the basic umbrella was invented nearly 4000 years ago and that initially it was only used by nobility and royalty? … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge One-liner: U is for Umbrella

#AtoZChallenge One-liner: T is for Touchscreen

Touchscreen (noun) A fragile manmade contraption that can take a while to respond when you are in a hurry but responds to your slightest touch when you don't want it to and can give you a heart-break if your tempered glass protector isn't strong enough! That can lead to really embarrassing moments at times! As … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge One-liner: T is for Touchscreen