Tag Archive: Dictionary Challenge

Oct 22

Dictionary Challenge Update: October 22, 2017

I just finished the “K” words this afternoon. I’m working on the “L” words now. If I can finish them in about a month, I’ll be right on schedule…Pushing forward. Love, Speed, and Accuracy, Elsie Villega

Oct 13

Dictionary Challenge Update: October 13, 2017

I just finished the “J” words last night. Yay! The J section is relatively short; so is the K section. I’m hoping I can finish the “K” words in a few days. That would give me a bit more than 2 months to finish the “L” and “M” words by the end of the year, …

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Oct 02

Dictionary Challenge Update: October 2, 2017

I finished the “I” words from “The New International Webster’s Comprehensive Dictionary.” I just may reach my 2017 dictionary goal yet! #Hopeful Love, Speed & Accuracy, Elsie Villega

Aug 25

Dictionary Challenge Update: August 25, 2017

I set out, this year, to finish d-defining the first volume of “The New International Webster’s Comprehensive Dictionary.” A few days ago, I finished d-defining all of the H-words (NOTE: I didn’t start at the A-words this year). I still have 5 more letters to go. SMH! I’ll feel a little more hopeful when I …

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Jan 01

2017 Dictionary Challenge

For the past couple of years, I’ve been building my dictionary by using the deluxe encyclopedia edition of “The New International Webster’s Comprehensive Dictionary.” In 2016, my aim was to get through the dictionary from my starting point, at the end of the C words, up to the J words. However, I was only able …

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Sep 26

2016 Dictionary Challenge Update (September 2016)

As of 12:57 AM yesterday, I finished d-defining all of the “E” words from The New International Webster’s Comprehensive Dictionary. I don’t know if I’m going to reach my goal of making it up to the “J” words by the end of the year, but I’m going to give it the ol’ college try. I’m …

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Jul 05

2016 Dictionary Challenge Update (July 2016)

My goal for 2016, in regards to my dictionary building, is to get through to the letter “J” in The New International Webster’s Comprehensive Dictionary by the end of the year. I’m currently still in the “E” section though. Smh. I’m going to have to step up my dictionary-building efforts expeditiously to meet this goal. …

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Jan 01

2016 Dictionary Challenge

Last year, I started using the deluxe encyclopedia edition of “The New International Webster’s Comprehensive Dictionary” as the main resource for my dictionary building. I was able to complete A-C. I ended 2015 with a total of 160,077 dictionary entries. I made over 47,000 new entries to my dictionary in the last 12 months. I …

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Jan 12

Dictionary Builder: The World’s Most Powerful Brands

The following list was compiled by Forbes in 2014. It is a list of the top 100 of the world’s most powerful brands: (As you dictionary-build, don’t forget to D-define the brand names as capitalized words.) 1) Apple 2) Microsoft 3) Google 4) Coca-Cola 5) IBM 6) McDonald’s 7) General Electric 8) Samsung 9) Toyota …

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Oct 21

Dictionary Builder: The 100 Most Common Girls Names

Here’s a list of the 100 most popular girls names as of May 2014, according to the Social Security Administration’s statistics: 1. Sophia 2. Emma 3. Olivia 4. Isabella 5. Ava 6. Mia 7. Emily 8. Abigail 9. Madison 10. Elizabeth 11. Charlotte 12. Avery 13. Sofia 14. Chloe 15. Ella 16. Harper 17. Amelia …

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