Tuesday Chatter Weekly – March 5, 2018


Gossip can be entertaining: occasionally, I’ve heard the most fascinating things about myself I never knew. -Vanna Bonta

Word on the weekgossiper (noun)-a person who habitually reveals personal and sensational facts about others. Synonyms-betrayer, blabbermouth, informant, informer, snitcher, squealer, stool pigeon, tattler, libeler, scandalmonger.

Gossipers, when at their best

 They create such a mess

Oh, so busy, like bees in a hive

 Perfecting their art of spreading lies

We wince and we grit our teeth

We’re slack-jawed as they begin to speak

Blah blah blah and flippity flap

More informants come up to bat

Faced with a conundrum of talking the talk

Best move along as they walk the walk

The squealers, snitches, and tattlers

The betrayers, libelers, and naysayers

A quorum of quidnuncs with nothing to do

Except create trifling talk about me and you


If we were having coffee on this day, Tuesday, March 6th of the year in-

2013-The Euro Commission fines Microsoft for not providing alternative web browsers

 1992– A Computer virus named Michelangelo begins to take effect

1985-Actor Yul Brynner appears in his 4,500th performance of The King and I

1970Let is Be is released by the Beatles in the UK

1950-Silly Putty debuts in the US

1921-In Sunbury, PA (US), police issue an edict which require women’s skirts to be at least 4 inches below the knee

Tuesdays are Meet and Greet at the café


The Rooster Times

I get up every morning to crow a bit, but the dog just wants to chase me around the room


Boomers Next Step

SiezeThe Day…Live Life Your Way


Biff Sock Pow

Findng humor in everydat life


Rachel McKee – Illuminated Literation

Life, Love & Literature

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  28 comments for “Tuesday Chatter Weekly – March 5, 2018

  1. 03/05/2018 at 2:10 pm

    Wonderfully whimsical poem about the gossipers!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. 03/05/2018 at 2:30 pm

    Blabbermouth is one of my favourite terms, Eugenia! But yes, they do like to talk about us, don’t they?
    I love that photo of the birds!

    Liked by 1 person

    • 03/05/2018 at 2:35 pm

      Thank you, Tom. The birds make me think of a bunch of informants sitting on a wire waiting to spread their lies.


  3. 03/05/2018 at 3:45 pm

    Eugenia, this is a great poem. Gossipers can do so much harm and
    you say it so clearly and yet keep the poem full of fun.
    A lot of depth in your poem, dipped in giggle.


    • 03/05/2018 at 3:52 pm

      Thank you so much, Miriam. I am glad you enjoyed it. 🙂


  4. 03/05/2018 at 5:38 pm

    Wow such interesting things on this day! The skirt length is amusing! nice poem

    Liked by 1 person

  5. 03/05/2018 at 6:49 pm

    Good quote from Vanna Bonta.

    Liked by 1 person

  6. 03/05/2018 at 9:43 pm

    Gossip can destroy lives, it’s always best to avoid it. If you can’t say something nice, don’t sit near me!

    Liked by 1 person

  7. 03/06/2018 at 7:42 am

    So many good things in this post. And yes Gossiping certainly make me wince too 🙂 And I have seen how idle gossip can wound when the facts of a situation are not known. Great Poem Eugenia.
    1970 and Let it Be.. where has the time flown. 🙂

    Have a great Tuesday Eugenia and an amazing week.. Snow here has gone, though not in all parts of the country. So Spring is Springing! 🙂
    Have a lovely day..
    Hugs Sue ❤

    Liked by 1 person

  8. 03/06/2018 at 11:17 am


    Fabulous twist on your word prompt for the day, ‘gossipers’. I’d rather not be part of and when someone begins to tell tales then I do not offer my opinion and I do not tell others the truths, half-truths, or lies for nothing good ever comes from repeating what another says. It’s best to form your own opinion about the situation or person from one’s own experiences.

    Liked by 1 person

    • 03/09/2018 at 12:08 pm

      I agree with you and you’re right, nothing good comes from gossipers.


  9. Davy D
    03/06/2018 at 11:19 am

    Another excellent Tuesday in the cafe Eugenia and I think it is human nature to enjoy a good bit of gossip 🙂 Nice to see the police were being gainfully employed in 1921.

    Liked by 1 person

    • 03/09/2018 at 12:29 pm

      I’m glad you enjoyed my post, Davy. Haven’t things changed since 1921?

      Liked by 1 person

      • Davy D
        03/11/2018 at 12:02 pm

        They have indeed Eugenia 🙂


  10. 03/06/2018 at 9:50 pm

    Like your thoughts on gossip but what or who is a quidnuc?

    Liked by 1 person

    • 03/06/2018 at 10:47 pm

      Well, if I had spelled it correctly, it may make more sense. A quidnunc is an inquisitive and gossipy person. I corrected it and so glad you questioned it.


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