Asterism is the new word of the day

Real Estate Broker/Owner with Wise Custom Realty PB00068179


Asterism is the new word of the day.

Interesting word wouldn’t you say?  If you break it down do you think you can get the meaning of this word?  It actually has three meanings and of course I’ve chosen the third one.  So what say let’s cut to the chase and the meaning of (as’ter – iz’em) is in printing three asterisks placed in triangular form to call attention to a passage.  You know like all of my posts.  Now if I could just figure out how to arrange those I may post it in front of all my blogs.  


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Cheryl Eskridge
Eskridge Real Estate - Eagle River, WI
ABR, CRS, GRI, PMN, Broker, Licensed in WI & TX

This is a very interesting word. Thanks for the definition.

Jul 29, 2012 05:16 AM #1
Linda Blumenthal
Hamptons Edge Real Estate - Buyers Agent - 631-413-7393 - Westhampton Beach, NY
CBR - Certified Buyers Representative

Good morning James.  I was so glad I got "aphorism", and now you stumped me again.  If you Google "asterism" and look at "images"  you will find examples.  Thanks for another interesting word.

Jul 29, 2012 05:24 AM #2
Tamara Elliott-Deering
Central Metro Realty - Cedar Creek, TX

This one's new to me, I'm not sure I've ever seen the word or the arrangement of asterics.


Jul 29, 2012 05:33 AM #3
Wayne Martin
Michael Saunders & Company - Sarasota, FL
Sales Manager - New Homes & Condominiums Division

James, I just use a check mark to call attention to a passge I may want to review again. Using an "asterism" would be too much work! Enjoy your day! Hope you are feeling better.

Jul 29, 2012 05:34 AM #4
Virginia Dean
Keller Williams Realty - Visalia, CA

I didn't guess this at all and I am usually pretty good at figuring out words....finding the root word.  I figured the aster part but had no clue.  I love learning at least one new word a a life long learner.

Thanks for sharing.

Jul 29, 2012 05:40 AM #5
James Dray
Wise Custom Realty - Bentonville, AR
AR., MO., or OK. I can find the home for you.

Morning everyone and thanks for the comments.  Wayne I'm much better no fever and I'm going to hit the links this afternoon in a 105 degree day.  Might only play 9 we'll see.

Jul 29, 2012 05:49 AM #6
Stephanie/Bob The Ruiz/Miller Team
Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty - Ocala, FL
The Ocala Dream Team

***Hi James, very clever, thanks for the suggestion!  We will use it next time! *** lol

Jul 29, 2012 05:50 AM #7
Clint Mckie
Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections - Carlsbad, NM
Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586

Hi James,

Well I tried LOL.

I just can't get the top one in place, is this  a trick? LOL

I hope youget some rain soon, like us you are in a drought situation as well.

Have a great day in Rogers, Arkansas my friend.

Best, Clint McKie 

Jul 29, 2012 08:08 AM #8
Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents
Lyon Real Estate - Sacramento, CA
Put 40 years of experience to work for you

Well, I was close in figuring this one out. I thought it was asterisks in a row. I often use asterisk in the title of an email message when I want to draw attention to it. That and "priority" and all caps works in conjunction.

Jul 29, 2012 08:18 AM #9
Fernando Herboso - Broker for Maxus Realty Group
Maxus Realty Group - Broker 301-246-0001 - Gaithersburg, MD
301-246-0001 Serving Maryland, DC and Northern VA

hmm. .that would not  be a bad tattoo to have. ..thanks for the  tip!

Jul 29, 2012 08:20 AM #10
Gary Pike
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers - Powder Springs, GA

Great stuff once again James.

Jul 29, 2012 09:05 AM #11
Rob Thomas
Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. CALL....423-341-6954 - Bristol, TN
Bristol TN-VA & Tri Cities Agent, ABR, GRI, e-Pro


***You need to come to Bristol and give me some golf lessons...been so long since I've played, I forgot how!

Hope you have a great day!


Jul 29, 2012 12:22 PM #12
Michael Thornton
Complete Home Inspections, Inc. - Brentwood, TN
Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029

Good evening, James. And here I thought it had something to do with Ms Asters posh horse. Who wudda thunk it...

Jul 29, 2012 04:24 PM #13
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