Two words for nastiness picked from Philip Howard’s ‘Lost Words’, in contrast to Irish crime writer Adrian McKinty, who gave me the beautiful perse. I pass it to you as small and insufficient thanks for your comments on my pieces, and on each others’ - so very important a part of this place.
This week’s entries took me to many nasty places, down alleyways I’m incapable of imagining, never mind writing for which I thank you, and from which I hope to learn. From a shortlist of four, and by a doubtless bloodstained whisker, John’s ‘Canine Intervention; emerged the winner.
Words for next week: hare premonition whist
Entries by midnight Thursday 13th July, words and winners posted on Friday 14th