Thursday, October 13, 2011

Word of the Day! 10/13/11

Word of the Day

steam punk [steem-puhngk]
1. a subgenre of science fiction and fantasy featuring advanced machines and technologies based on 19th Century steam power and takes place in a recognizable time period (ex. Victorian or Edwardian Ages) or a fantasy world.
2. a subculture inspired by the genre; fashion and gadgets of steam punk.

dapper [dapper]
1. neat; trim; smart.
2. lively and brisk; energetic.
3. small and active.

EX. Squirtle, Pikachu and Charmander look delightfully dapper in their new steam punk wardrobe. I cannot wait to explore the concept of Pokemon in the Victorian era and the use of these creatures with, and in conjunction with, the fantastic technology of the era.

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