“You Aren’t The Only One” for BrewNSpew Word of The Week -Tempest – July 15 2019

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BrewNSpew Cafe Word of The Week – Tempest- July 15 2019

Word of the week – tempest (noun) – a violent wind storm. Synonyms – squall, storm, gale, hurricane, tornado, typhoon, cloudburst, monsoon, snowstorm, blizzard, windstorm.


“Dad? What’s a tempest?”

“A tempest?”


“Well, it’s a storm….sort of.”

“Can a person be a storm?”

“Well, not really, but maybe they could be.”

“Dad? I don’t understand.”

“Son? Where’d you hear that word?”

“At school.”

“Where at school?”

“In my class.”

“O.k. Then who said that word?”

“My teacher.”

“Ok. What teacher?”

“My classroom teacher.”

“Son? What was the teacher’s name?”

“Miss Teacup.”

“Now son look, no one’s name could be Teacup.”

“But Dad.”

“No that’s crazy.”



“I heard Mr. Smith say it.”

“Who’s Mr. Smith?”

“The Principal.”

“What exactly did Mr. Smith say?”


“When he said whatever he said, if he said…

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  5 comments for ““You Aren’t The Only One” for BrewNSpew Word of The Week -Tempest – July 15 2019

  1. 07/18/2019 at 11:12 am

    Storm in a teacup awaiting a new name? 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    • 07/18/2019 at 11:43 am

      Throughout history, even back to Greek times the phrase has had many forms. Tempest is only one of them. 🙂

      Liked by 2 people

  2. 07/18/2019 at 11:41 am

    Thanks Eugenia 💜

    Liked by 1 person

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