Saturday, October 18, 2008

24-Hour Read-a-Thon: Hour Two

The current mini-challenge is to go to this website and test your vocabulary knowledge to earn free rice. I played until I got to 2,000 grains and learned a bunch of new words that I will probably forget in a few minutes. Did you know that nimbus is actually a word? I thought J.K. Rowling made it up. :)

Now I really need to get back to reading. Thanks to everyone who dropped by to encourage me - it really means a lot! I'll be coming to visit all of you soon...

Happy reading!

12 comments:

Veens said...

now this is what i say... having fun while reading!!

awesome!

keep on reading :-) and i really like it that u update so often :-)

3 cheers

Mrs S said...

Just stopping by to cheer you on! Good luck with the reading :)

I've played the rice game before and it gets quite addictive.

CCDPiper said...

Great job with the rice donation and LOL about J.K. Rowling. Now I've learned something new too! Have fun!

sprite said...

I love how Rowling incorporates real world vocabulary into her made-up world. And how sometimes it just pops up...

Chris said...

I love the rice game! I used to play it all the time and forgot about it until this...good luck to you!

Lezlie said...

Nimbus. I had forgotten all about that word! :-)

Keep on reading! :-)
Lezlie
Books 'N Border Collies

softdrink said...

Happy reading!

3m said...

Hope you're having fun with the read-a-thon!

Shana @ Literarily said...

Good luck, Jessi!

One book finished already - YAY!

thekea said...

goodluck with your reading today!!
Also, I absolutely love playing at freerice.com I ended up wasting a bunch of time there and so I've skimped on reading this hour. I try really hard to remember the ridiculous words I learn, but it's so darn hard!! And all the answers are so confusing, multiple choice always gets me!

jupitersinclair said...

I love freerice.com!

Good luck w/ reading!

gautami tripathy said...

I like the rice thingy! I do it whenever I need to relax and learned a lot of words this way!