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Glossary for The Kingdom of Wordsmithonia

To All:

 

With our ever growing Kingdom, I have decided that there needs to be a Glossary of People, Places, and Things that we can refer to.

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Al Gore ---  Royal advisor on Global Warming.  Picture of Al Gore 

 

Arakkis  ---  Holding of Grand Dame Nadine

 

Bridget ---  Handmaiden to Lady Katrina, A.K.A Madame Veronica/Victoria 

 

Brothers of St. Barnesian  ---  Religous order of monks

 

Caje, Madame --- Tea servant in royal palace

 

Chanterelle, Madame  --- Royal Horticulturist 

 

Cleo of the Thrice Leapt Salmon  ---  Lady Choisya's Cat

 

Coulrophobia  ---  Fear of clowns, currently an epidemic sweeping through the kingdom 

 

Coyote  ---  Trickster diety of the Kingdom of Wordsmithonia.  Forms one third of a triumverate with Zeus and Isis.  Picture of Coyote

 

Dorky  ---  Dog belonging to Princess Deb 

 

Dr. Arrowsmith --- Royal Physician.  Picture of Dr. Arrowsmith

 

Emmett Kelly ---  Leader of the Clowns that have been exiled to the Island of Arlecchino.

Picture of Emmett Kelly 

 

Farmer Smurf --- Royal Gardener.  Picture of Farmer Smurf

 

Fires of Cancellato Dalla Mente  ---  Cleansing fire where bad ideas are sent to be burned from all memory.

 

Flying Monkeyes --- Sentient race of primates dwelling on the Island of Flying Monkeyes of the coast of the Land of Oz.   Picture of Flying Monkey.

 

Glinda --- Good Witch of the North.  Citizen of the Land of Oz.  Picture of Glinda.

 

Grandpa Smurf --- Royal Gardener. Pictre of Grandpa Smurf

 

Haiku  ---  Ancient art of poetry currently having a revival in the Kingdom

 

Harmony Smurf --- Royal Gardener.  Picture of Harmony Smurf

 

Hefty Smurf ---  Royal Gardener.  Picture of Hefty Smurf

 

Hygeia  ---  Minor diety of health.  Picture of Hygeia.

 

"In My Garden"  ---  The winning haiku entry that named Dame Dulcinea Poet Laureate of the Kingdom of Wordsmithonia

 

Iris  ---  A uintatherium protected by Lady Carmen.  Picture of Iris

 

Isis  ---  Mother diety of the Kingdom of Wordsmithonia.  Forms one third of a triumverate with Zeus and Coyote.  Picture of Isis.

 

Island of Flying Monkeyes  ---  Island of the coast of the Land of Oz, home of the flying monkeyes.

 

Katrina, Lady ---  Evil twin clone of Dowager Queen Kathy, aunt of King Ryan and Princess Deb.  Tried to gain entry to the kingdom under the names of Madame Veronica/Victoria.

 

Laszlo ---  Irishwolf Hound belonging to King Ryan

 

Magnetic Haiku  --- Modern version of the ancinet art of haiku.  Invented by Dame Dulcinea.

 

Man In The Yellow Hat  ---  Royal Zoologist.  Man In The Yellow Hat.

 

Mazrim  ---  Irishwolf Hound belonging to King Ryan

 

Medalon  ---  Duchy held by Duchess Nadine. 

 

Melissa, Lady  ---  Marquessa of Tar Valon.  Overseer of the Dollhouse espionage agents, regulates all ogre/kobold/unicorn activities, has dominion over all uses of the elementals

 

Mountains of Planina ---  Mountain Range in the North East of the realm 

 

Nadine, Dame  ---  Grand Dame of Arakkis, Duchess of Medalon.  Dean of all kingdom institutes of learning, Admiral of Royal Fleet, regulates all  Roc/Gryphon/Pegasus activities

 

Neutralia ---  Independent Kingdom of the southern boundry of Wordsmithonia.  Ruled by Queen Semleges.

 

Pandas  ---  Non sentient species living within bamboo forests.  Guise taken by Sir Everyman to tray and trick innocent citizens.  Picture of a Panda

 

Papa Smurf --- Royal Gardener. Picture of Papa Smurf

 

Pearl ---  Flying Carpet, belonging to King Ryan.  Picture of Pearl

 

Rolly Pollys  ---  Sentient race dwelling within Wordsmithonia.  Generally 4ft tall, with long droopy ears, brown skin, green hair, and oversised feet.  They have a odd love of Freshwater River Salmon.  They are led by Chief Unc Nunkie.

 

Rosie the Riveter  ---  Patriotic citizen of Wordsmithonia.  Donated a stash of World War II era nylone to be a gift for Queen Elizabeth of England.  Picture of Rosie the Riveter 

 

Sam ---  Wooly Mammoth protected by Lady Carmen.  Picture of Sam

 

Semleges, Queen ---  Ruler of Neutralia

 

Singing Nun ---  Code name of one of the most dangerous spies in the know world.  Part of the Cabal of Evil Nuns.  Real name is unknown.  Only known Picture

 

Sister Betrille  ---  Cohort and of the Singing Nun and member of the Cabal of Evil Nuns. Only Known Picture

 

Smurfs  ---  Sentient race living within the ground of the Royal Palace.  They are small of stature with blue skin.  The live in mushroom houses and have a diest consisting mainly of smurfberries.  Picture of a Smurf

 

Snorky  --- Dog belonging to Princess Deb

 

Swamps of Sadness ---  Dismal swamp in the Duchy of Fantasia.  Picture of the Swamps of Sadness

 

The Penguin  ---  Code name of a cohort of the Singing Nun and member of the Cabal of Evil Nuns.  No known picture on file.

 

Tar Valon  ---  Holding of Lady Melissa.  Map of Tar Valon

 

Tatsu, Master ---  Keeper of the Royal Dragons

 

Thy Youngeth and Thy Restlesseth ---  Favorite TV Show of Princess Deb

 

Unc Nunkie  ---  Leader of the Rolly Pollys. 

 

Vermontonia  ---  Harsh winter kingdom to the north of Worsmithonia.  Home of Lady Katrina, A.K.A Madame Veronica/Victoria

 

Veronica/Victoria, Madame  ---  Names used by Lady Katrina to try and gain entry into the kingdom of Wordsmithonia.  Claimed to be a seamstress.

 

Zeus  ---  Father diety of the Kingdom of Wordsmithonia. Forms one third of a triumverate with Isis and Coyote. Picture of Zeus.

 

 

 

 

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King Ryan, you are brilliant. I think you should be writing a book, in between your royal duties.
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Too funny Ryan just to funny:smileyvery-happy:!!! After a long days work you guys really make my day just to fun lol!!!:smileyvery-happy:
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debbook wrote:
King Ryan, you are brilliant. I think you should be writing a book, in between your royal duties.

...and I agree wholeheartedly!  What would King Ryan call said book?  Do tell!

Suzi

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Name That Book!

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blkeyesuzi wrote:

debbook wrote:
King Ryan, you are brilliant. I think you should be writing a book, in between your royal duties.

...and I agree wholeheartedly!  What would King Ryan call said book?  Do tell!


Wordsmithonians - Name That Book! Put name to pen

Just a few---- 

 

Days In The Lives of Wordsmithonia

 

Or...As The Stomach of The Wordsmithonians Turn

Or...What Happens in Wordsmithonia, Doesn't Necessarily Stay in Wordsmithonia

Or...Wordsmithionia Lives to Tell About It

Or...The World Outside Comes to The Kingdom of Wordsmithonia

Or...It Takes All Kinds to Make Wordsmithonia Go Round

Or...For The People, And By The People of Wordsmithonia

Or...How To Think Outside The Box....or Did Anyone See That Outofcontrol Carriage ComeTearing Though Wordsmithonia?

Or... What The Heck, it's Springtime in Wordsmithonia!

 

 

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Glossary

My Dear Nobles and Friends:

 

I will be putting out Volume 2 of the glossary tomorrow.  I was going to do it tonight, but my eyes are getting sore.  I meant to include pictures with most of the entries in volume 1 but my editing option timed out.  Thank you for the interest in this work.  More will be forthcoming.

 

By My Own Hand,

 

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LOL My favorite is --- What The Heck, it's Springtime in Wordsmithonia!  LOL:smileyvery-happy:

KathyS wrote:

blkeyesuzi wrote:

Wordsmithonians - Name That Book! Put name to pen

Just a few---- 

 

Days In The Lives of Wordsmithonia

 

Or...As The Stomach of The Wordsmithonians Turn

Or...What Happens in Wordsmithonia, Doesn't Necessarily Stay in Wordsmithonia

Or...Wordsmithionia Lives to Tell About It

Or...The World Outside Comes to The Kingdom of Wordsmithonia

Or...It Takes All Kinds to Make Wordsmithonia Go Round

Or...For The People, And By The People of Wordsmithonia

Or...How To Think Outside The Box....or Did Anyone See That Outofcontrol Carriage ComeTearing Though Wordsmithonia?

Or... What The Heck, it's Springtime in Wordsmithonia!

 

 

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I agree, that one's the best! :smileywink:

 


carmen22 wrote:
LOL My favorite is --- What The Heck, it's Springtime in Wordsmithonia!  LOL:smileyvery-happy:

KathyS wrote:

blkeyesuzi wrote:

Wordsmithonians - Name That Book! Put name to pen

Just a few---- 

 

Days In The Lives of Wordsmithonia

 

Or...As The Stomach of The Wordsmithonians Turn

Or...What Happens in Wordsmithonia, Doesn't Necessarily Stay in Wordsmithonia

Or...Wordsmithionia Lives to Tell About It

Or...The World Outside Comes to The Kingdom of Wordsmithonia

Or...It Takes All Kinds to Make Wordsmithonia Go Round

Or...For The People, And By The People of Wordsmithonia

Or...How To Think Outside The Box....or Did Anyone See That Outofcontrol Carriage ComeTearing Though Wordsmithonia?

Or... What The Heck, it's Springtime in Wordsmithonia!

 

 

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I'm sorry I wasn't more explicit.  Those titles I wrote were just a few random thoughts, now  I want ALL OF YOU to write some titles down under this message subject line.  Be creative!  Then we can all pick the one (1) we like. 

 

p.s.  I had actually thought about printing all of these posts (storylines), and putting them into a storybook, but I never thought that the thread, and story, would get as large as it has.  Sounds like work, now!  Pretty soon we're going to need a whole board, just for this Kingdom to flourish! LOL  If anyone does want to do something with this story, like publish it, just remember to include everyone's name who has contributed to it....and of course, we WILL split the royalties! (pun intended) :smileyhappy:

 

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Dreamer4ever wrote:

I agree, that one's the best! :smileywink:

 


carmen22 wrote:
LOL My favorite is --- What The Heck, it's Springtime in Wordsmithonia!  LOL:smileyvery-happy:

KathyS wrote:

blkeyesuzi wrote:

Wordsmithonians - Name That Book! Put name to pen

Just a few---- 

 

Days In The Lives of Wordsmithonia

 

Or...As The Stomach of The Wordsmithonians Turn

Or...What Happens in Wordsmithonia, Doesn't Necessarily Stay in Wordsmithonia

Or...Wordsmithionia Lives to Tell About It

Or...The World Outside Comes to The Kingdom of Wordsmithonia

Or...It Takes All Kinds to Make Wordsmithonia Go Round

Or...For The People, And By The People of Wordsmithonia

Or...How To Think Outside The Box....or Did Anyone See That Outofcontrol Carriage ComeTearing Though Wordsmithonia?

Or... What The Heck, it's Springtime in Wordsmithonia!

 

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    Here's my few ideas for titles but I don't know if I can top What The Heck, it's Springtime in Wordsmithonia! LOL!! Here goes nothing:

 

 

What Would Wordsmithonia Do?

 

 

Wordsmithonia the Good, Bad and Ugly!

 

 

Digging for Gold in Wordsmithonia!

 

 

Wordsmithonia Gone Crazy!

 

 

 

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Wordsmithonia goes Shopping

 

Wordsmithonia goes to England

 

The Art of Wordsmithonia

 

The Creatures of Wordsmithonia

 

Pride and Wordsmithonia

 

Wuthering Wordsmithonia ( my personal favorite)

 

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Wordsmithonia, I Haiku - Do You Haikme?

 

Potatoes

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Ryan_G wrote:

Singing Nun ---  Code name of one of the most dangerous spies in the know world.  Part of the Cabal of Evil Nuns.  Real name is unknown.  Only known Picture

 

Sister Betrille  ---  Cohort and of the Singing Nun and member of the Cabal of Evil Nuns. Only Known Picture

 

The Penguin  ---  Code name of a cohort of the Singing Nun and member of the Cabal of Evil Nuns.  No known picture on file.


Oh dear, I warned you, dear Sire, that those Nuns were Devious!  They have fooled you.  The Nun that you identify as the Singing Nun is, in fact, known as "The Problem" (aka Maria).

 

Here is a photo of the true Singing Nun, working her enchantment on an ambassador who went on to spread her influence among thousands:

 

Singing Nun with Victim

 

I also found this Line-up in the Post Office, with the dread Singing Nun shown amongst other Notorious Nuns of the Cabal that every citizen of Wordsmithonia should be Vigilant for:

 

Nuns on the Run

 

Now I must go and pack for the Royal GardenHat Party.  I am considering exchanging my planned costume for one made of Potato Sacks.  Something like this:

 

Potato Sack Fashion

 

Ah, Potatoes, Potatoes, Potatoes - come to Mama, my Darlings!!!  Is this a Potato I see before me???

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dulcinea3 wrote:
Wordsmithonia, I Haiku - Do You Haikme?
{{{{{groan}}}}} :smileyvery-happy:

 

I Haiku nutty brain!

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Yeah. Don't know that I could top that one. Hmm...I can't think of any...other than:

 

When in Wordsmithonia

 

Okaaay, not the best, but my mind is going in circles. :smileywink:

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The Bridges of Wordsmithonia County

 

 

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Cobra  ---  Enchanted dagger that adopted Lady Raven.  Picture of Cobra 

 

Corsiero ---  Magic Steed, favorite of King Kylryan.  Picture of Corsiero 

 

Cowell, Sir ---  Court titled noble.  Assistant to Lady Suzi.  Picture of Sir Cowell 

 

Huck  ---  Young citizen of Wordsmithonia.  A hapless friend to Tom.  Picture of Huck 

 

Iskange, Sir  ---  A Quest Knight.  Picture of Sir Iskange 

 

Museum of Fraudulent Hoaxes --- One of many museums doting the Kingdom of Wordsmithonia.  Picture of Museum of Fraudulent Hoaxes

 

Nat  ---  One of the few Smurf Children.  Picture of Nat 

 

Pinochio  ---  A young citizen of Wordsmithonia.  Friend of Tam and Huck.  Picture of Pinochio 

 

Smurfette  ---  Only adult female Smurf.  Picture of Smurfette

 

Sogen, Sir  ---  A Quest Knight.  A Picture of Sir Sogen

 

Suzi, Lady  ---  Duchess of Xanadu.  Benefactor of Lyrical and Epic Poetry.  Head curator of all Kingdom museums.  Dominion over all Nymphys and Dryads.  Picture of Lady Suzi

 

Swamps of Grunduhol  ---  Dangerous swamp where the witch Wilhemina Hortense Dwells.  Picture of Swamps of Gunduhol 

 

Sword of Kylryan  ---  Cursed prank sword that King Kylryan used to torment his brother, Prince Billfor.  Picture of Sword of Kylryan

 

Technological por Dummica  ---  Codex used by Lady Suzi.  Picture of Technological por Dummica

Tom  --- Young citizen of Wordsmithonia, unruly prankster.  Picture of Tom 

 

Wilhemina Hortense  ---  Evil witch who through a cures was turned into a half squid hybrid.  Throug illusion she appears as a beautiful young woman.  She dwells in the Swamps of Grunduhol where she collects and hoardes dangerous artifacts.  Picture of Wilhemina Hortense

 

Xanadu  ---  Duchy held by Lady Suzi.  Picture of Xanadu Palace

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Volumes 3, 4, 5 will be coming shortly
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Thank you for all your hard work King Ryan. We are repaying you by coming up with the name(s) of the book(s) that you are going to write, become more wealthy that JK Rowling, and take care of us in our old age. No pressure.
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