Monday, January 30, 2012

Serendipitous #1


Concise Oxford English Dictionary © 2008 Oxford University Press:
serendipity /ˌsɛr(ə)nˈdɪpɪti/ 
nounthe occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way.
– derivatives
serendipitous adjective,
serendipitously adverb.
– origin 1754: coined by Horace Walpole, suggested by The Three Princes of Serendip, the title of a fairy tale in which the heroes were always making fortunate discoveries.

I missed the tramp who cycled passed wearing a green plastic colander for a helmet. But I did find this.

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