And that is not upping your vocabulary.
I want to learn something and remember it. I don't want to look at a word and think, "Oh, I should use that," then never use it! Thus, I have created a word document. A word document with WORDS. (Not too exciting, huh?) But this word document has words that not everyone uses, not because they aren't useful, but because few people are expected to learn them.
And using the words I've recorded so far, I shall write a small small small small story. So here is, uh. . .
Fancy Words by Jazelyn
"Katie's diary?" Carter cried. "You mean, Katie Lawson's diary? You seriously don't--"
"Oh, I do. Got it in the Lost and Found." I ran my fingers over the sparkly and sumptuous cover. "So, how about page 32?"
I could envision Carter rolling her eyes in the small moment of silence. "Are you insinuating that I corroborate this ominous activity? Could you for once tap into your prudence and examine the propriety of this situation?"
"I think you're addled. You must have forgotten how incontinent I am," I joked with a grin.
"Not the time to be facetious," she sighed.
I flipped to the first, ink-filled page. "Suit yourself. Go twiddle your thumbs while I engorge myself in these resplendent words!"