Monday, April 25, 2011

And our winner is…

trophywinner2 With 29.4% of the vote, give it up for newbie Amber BurroughsAmber you have until Friday to come up with two random words for next week’s challuunge.
In the meantime why not get started on a submission for this week’s words Locomotive / Field?  Here are some reference points to help you out:

          1. a self-propelled, vehicular engine, powered by steam, a diesel, or electricity, for pulling or, sometimes, pushing a train or individual railroad cars.
          2. an organized group cheer, usually led by a cheerleader, as at a football or basketball game, that begins slowly and progressively increases in speed in such a way as to suggest a steam locomotive.
          3. Archaic . any self-propelled vehicle.
          4. of or pertaining to locomotives.
          5. of, pertaining to, or aiding in locomotion or movement from place to place: the locomotive powers of most animals.
          6. moving or traveling by means of its own mechanism or powers.
          7. serving to produce such movement; adapted for or used in locomotion: locomotive organs.
          8. having the power of locomotion: an animal that is locomotive at birth.


    1. an expanse of open or cleared ground, especially a piece of land suitable or used for pasture or tillage.
    2. Sports .
    a. a piece of ground devoted to sports or contests; playing field.
    b. (in betting) all the contestants or numbers that are grouped together as one: to bet on the field in a horse race.
    c. (in football) the players on the playing ground.
    d. the area in which field events are held.
    3. Baseball .
    a. the team in the field, as opposed to the one at bat.
    b. the outfield.
    4. a sphere of activity, interest, etc., especially within a particular business or profession: the field of teaching; the field of Shakespearean scholarship.
    5. the area or region drawn on or serviced by a business or profession; outlying areas where business activities or operations are carried on, as opposed to a home or branch office: our representatives in the field.
    6. a job location remote from regular workshop facilities, offices, or the like.
    7. Military .
    a. the scene or area of active military operations.
    b. a battleground.
    c. a battle.
    d. Informal . an area located away from the headquarters of a commander.
    8. an expanse of anything: a field of ice.