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Same, Same, But Different – Saturday Mix, 15 May 2021

Welcome to the Saturday Mix, 15 May 2021!

This week we are diving into the depths of our thesaurus and exploring the world of synonyms.

Same Same But Different
Your ‘Same Same But Different’ task is to take the five challenge words and NOT use them in your writing. That’s right, you need to dig out your thesaurus and find a synonym for each word instead.

Your words are:

  1. go
  2. then
  3. here
  4. lean
  5. blue

Your writing form is either poetry or prose.

Synonym Searching
Synonyms are words that are similar, or have a related meaning, to another word. They can be lifesavers when you want to avoid repeating the same word or if your word might not be the most appropriate. You can search for synonyms online at: http://www.thesaurus.com/

You may be asking yourself, What are some examples of synonyms?

Luckily, the nice folks at YourDictionary have some for you…

Synonym Examples
Here is a list of adjectives and their synonyms that are commonly used to describe people…

: attractive, pretty, lovely, stunning
: just, objective, impartial, unbiased
: humorous, comical, hilarious, hysterical
: content, joyful, mirthful, upbeat
: diligent, determined, industrious, enterprising
: honorable, fair, sincere, trustworthy
: obstinate, stubborn
: disordered, violent
: antiquated, ancient, obsolete, extinct, past, prehistoric, venerable, aged

Source: Your Dictionary

Good luck with your ‘Same Same But Different’ challenge. I can’t wait to see what you come up with! Don’t forget to tag ‘Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie’, ‘Saturday Mix’, and hashtag #SSBD. It may also be helpful to highlight or list the synonyms you have used.

About weejars

I am a teacher with a passion for writing short stories, poems and other scribblings to provide an outlet for my more creative side. Hope you enjoy the ride!

14 comments on “Same, Same, But Different – Saturday Mix, 15 May 2021

  1. Susan Joy Clark
    May 15, 2021

    Is there a word limit?

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  4. pensitivity101
    May 15, 2021

    Tough one this week! Cheated a bit with nowhere (out of the blue)

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  6. Jules
    May 15, 2021

    I got all the words in the first haiku… but I added more here:
    Preeminent Proposal?

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  10. Lorraine
    May 22, 2021

    Took me quite a while; not the first story I tried to wrap your words around:

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    • weejars
      May 23, 2021

      sometimes they take a while to ferment 🙂

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