Here's a challenge for you: try writing an entire blog post without using the letter "E." Theoretically, it shouldn't be that difficult, because E is only found in 11% of all English words. The people who figured that out looked at the Oxford English Dictionary to get that.
Of course, how many words in the OED do you use on a given basis? My guess is not a large percentage, and I'll bet that most of those words contain an E. Here's an easier challenge: write a sentence only with words that don't contain an E.
Winston Churchill once said "Short words are better than long words, and short words that are old words are the best of all." Limiting yourself only to words that don't contain an E gives you the opportunity to explore some old, short words that you might have forgotten. Give it a try!
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I seem to remember doing that writing challenge once. I'll have to look for the result. Today E is needed.
I would love to do this challenge but time is closing in what with writing posts, new chapters for the book, commenting and replying to comments, working at my job and pacifying my partner for spending so much time at the computer.
Here's today's offering
I love the Challenge..... was on the first one.
Yes "E" is a most popular letter in the English language.
Enjoy the rest of the challenge.
This sounds cool. I'm going to try. ;)
Today's post: https://sri-lovenature.blogspot.com/2021/04/ettumanoor-mahadevar-temple-land-of.html
E is for Edgar Allen Poe and the weeping willow tree. https://mollyscanopy.com/2021/04/edgar-allen-poe-and-the-weeping-willow-tree-atozchallenge/
Howdy, today's challenge sounds a bit....challenging. I think I might be up for it. I will have to see what I can come up with. In the meantime you can certainly check out how I'm Examining Faults and I'll be back tomorrow to see what we can do about them. I'll also be trying to scavenger hunt out some of the words on the list. How are you guys doing at that?
Georges Perec, a French writter, wrote a entire novel without E (La Disparition), 300 pages ;)
I will try to do it too, but just for this today's post (yeah, no E!)
Sorry for the E in my post ;)) : Quilting Patchwork & Appliqué
My brain is too frazzled for that!
My post for today: https://www.dpfinnie.com/2021/04/e-is-for-encouragement.html
This r£minds m£ of wh£n I brok£ my k£yboard and disabl£d O, L, ", and [. D0 y0u kn0w h0w many w0rds hav£ O and L? Subbing the z£r0 mad£ my typing cRaZy! As do£s £ for E.
E is for Embroidery:
The E Shoe:
I managed a few sentences here: https://waffle-with-wendy.blogspot.com/2021/04/spot-whats-missing-z-challenge-6421.html
but I also have an E post: https://waffle-with-wendy.blogspot.com/2021/04/life-in-lockdown-e-is-for-ella-z.html
No "E"? Oh my, that sounds particularly difficult today, hehehe
I'm not sure I'd be able to get away with it, but in the meantime, I'll leave you with Embercleave, a mighty sword.
Join me on Curious as a Cathy for today's Looney Tunes Art Sketch of Elmer Fudd! Happy A2Zing, my friends!
Eh! You are raising the bar every day
Here from atoz https://poojapriyamvada.blogspot.com/2021/04/eucatastrophe-newnormal-a2z.html
No E? I might try that challenge sometimes.
Today's post: Movies reflect human needs: Empathy
Trudy @ Reel Focus
Fellow comrades I keep forgetting to add the hashtag to my posts, dang it. Would you please help me out with this and Can You Find What’s Missing?
I would be happy for you to play along.
I am very surprised to read that about E. Whenever I do a cryptogram, the second thing I look for is a repeating three letter word to be "the" and if the E replacement is used a lot, I use E. It's usually correct. The first thing is a single letter. A or I. If there are lots of it, it's more likely to be A than I.
Leave it to you to figure out something like this, John! here's my "E"
Tried out the diamante poetry form today - https://www.djranch.org/2021/04/06/friends-enemies/
My post today is about the (Bald) Eagle
Hmmm. I’m up for it!
I got a T shirt. Light gray one. Fast arrival too.
Intriguing challenge. I think my blog post would have to be a short one. Weekends In Maine
It is E for Enhanced Psychedelics
that's interesting. Oops already 2 Es + another and +1. I wrote abt the elm like leaves ..
So far so good! my blog posting is on ad slogans, catch lines and tag lines. have so far over 700 posts !
This time my ( fourth) April challenge from Melbourne is on more border theme on Advertising, Brand Management and Marketing.
Well thought will check on other blogs after Easter.
All the best to all who are participating!
Ravi Sivaram- Slogansmith
I did it and found it difficult. Had to find synonyms. So much eeeeeeeeeeee.
I'm getting a headache just thinking of trying to write without using an e!
Ronel visiting for the A-Z Challenge with an A-Z of Faerie: Elementals
Writing an entire blog post without using better Eis impossible. this seems to be the most useful vowel. But will try writing a paragraph for sure.
My post for the Alphabet "E" for #AtoZchallenge
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