210415 aa

By April 21, 2015zBlog Archives

And todays word comes from Hawaii: “aa” meaning ‘A kind of volcanic lava with a rough, jagged surface covered with loose clinkers. Freq. attrib., esp. in aa lava. Contrasted with pahoehoe’, (OED). Oh how I’d like to be in Hawaii right now, but I’m not. However, the good news is that the gas in the office has finally been connected so I now have heating (which I could turn up to 30 and pretend I’m in Hawaii) and, more importantly, hot water. The day, therefore, involved mainly cleaning. I thought the blackness of the tiling and the detritus on it vaguely resembled aa …

Day #111 of the second 365 project, where the daily pic is informed by theĀ OED word of the day.