for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt where the given word is Perpetual.
I attended a quiz the other evening’.
One of the questions was, what’s the longest English word? Easy. I shot up my hand.
‘Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis’ I said and I started spelling it. ‘P-n-e-u-m-o-n-o…………’. I stopped midway as people started yawning!
Next question. What does perpetual mean?
Again, I raised my hand.
“Continuous, everlasting, perennial, constant, endless, interminable, repetitious,” I said, “persistent, ongoing, nonstop…”
When people started talking among themselves I realised I was going on a bit, so I stopped, ceased, quit, ended, halted, terminated….