Thursday, September 29, 2016

Day 1526: Do you know a poodle-faker?

poodle-faker, old photos, collage & digital

Some of you know that one of my loves is words, in all forms! 
Text, books, calligraphy, graffiti & the meaning of words.
To that end, I get  "A.Word.A.Day" with Anu Garg 
delivered to my e-mail box daily ...
(you can too if you choose & go here to subscribe, free)
Some words are familiar & some fascinate me, like ...


(POOD-l fay-kuhr)

A man who seeks out the company of upper-status women, especially for advancing himself.

The term poodle-faker was British slang for a newly commissioned officer who cultivates female company, especially for social or professional advancement. From poodle (a breed developed to retrieve game from the water), from German Pudel (poodle), from Low German pudeln (to splash about), from pudel (puddle). Earliest documented use: 1902.

So above, I tried to make my version of a poodle-faker ...
what do you think?

For FB Throwback Thursday ...

Seminar, Mission Viejo, CA. August 1984, Ozawa Sensei, Dan Ivan Sensei & Demura Sensei

A smile for Thursday ...

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