Asterism is the new word of the day

By
Real Estate Broker/Owner with Wise Custom Realty

 

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.  

close

This entry hasn't been re-blogged:

Re-Blogged By Re-Blogged At
Spam prevention

Accessibility option: listen to a question and answer it!

To submit the form,
drag the woman to the circle on the side.

Type below the answer to what you hear. Numbers or words, lowercase:

Location:
Arkansas Benton County Bentonville
Groups:
Life Is Good
Best Practices
Wordsmith
Anything Arkansas
New word of the day
Tags:
southwest mo real estate
rogers ar realtor
rogers ar real estate
bentonville ar realtor
bentonville ar real estate
northwest ar real estate

Comments 13 New Comment

Anonymous
Post a Comment
Spam prevention

Accessibility option: listen to a question and answer it!

To submit the form,
drag the lock to the circle on the side.

Type below the answer to what you hear. Numbers or words, lowercase:

Show All Comments
Rainer
125,515
Cheryl Eskridge
ABR, CRS, GRI, PMN, Broker, Licensed in WI & TX
Eskridge Real Estate

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

July 29, 2012 05:16 AM
Rainer
118,926
Linda Blumenthal
CBR - Certified Buyers Representative
Hamptons Edge Real Estate - Buyers Agent - 631-413-7393

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.

July 29, 2012 05:24 AM
Rainer
71,997
Tamara Elliott-Deering
Central Metro Realty

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

 

July 29, 2012 05:33 AM
Rainmaker
851,126
Wayne Martin
Sales Manager - New Homes & Condominiums Division
Michael Saunders & Company

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.

July 29, 2012 05:34 AM
Rainmaker
80,504
Virginia Dean
Keller Williams Realty

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 day....am a life long learner.

Thanks for sharing.

July 29, 2012 05:40 AM
Rainmaker
946,141
James Dray
AR., MO., or OK. I can find the home for you.
Wise Custom Realty

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.

July 29, 2012 05:49 AM
Rainmaker
628,967
Stephanie/Bob The Ruiz/Miller Team
The Ocala Dream Team
Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty

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

July 29, 2012 05:50 AM
Rainmaker
692,519
Clint Mckie
Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections

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 

July 29, 2012 08:08 AM
Rainmaker
1,194,480
Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents
Put 40 years of experience to work for you
Lyon Real Estate

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.

July 29, 2012 08:18 AM
Ambassador
1,637,958
Fernando Herboso - Broker for Maxus Realty Group
301-246-0001 Serving Maryland, DC and Northern VA
Maxus Realty Group - Broker 301-246-0001

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

July 29, 2012 08:20 AM
Rainer
146,725
Gary Pike
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers

Great stuff once again James.

July 29, 2012 09:05 AM
Rainmaker
1,071,582
Rob Thomas
Bristol TN-VA & Tri Cities Agent, ABR, GRI, e-Pro
Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. CALL....423-341-6954

James...

***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!

Rob

July 29, 2012 12:22 PM
Ambassador
1,452,674
Michael Thornton
Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
Complete Home Inspections, Inc.

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

July 29, 2012 04:24 PM
Anonymous
Post a Comment
Spam prevention

Accessibility option: listen to a question and answer it!

To submit the form,
drag the car to the circle on the side.

Type below the answer to what you hear. Numbers or words, lowercase:

Show All Comments
Rainmaker
946,141

James Dray

AR., MO., or OK. I can find the home for you.
Just ask me
*
*
*
Spam prevention

Accessibility option: listen to a question and answer it!

To submit the form,
drag the lamp to the circle on the side.

Type below the answer to what you hear. Numbers or words, lowercase: