Our (U.S.) government closed up shop the other day, as you all likely know.
My thoughts on the government shutdown have lingered as an irritating background noise in my head as other, Super Secret Important Stuff has been unfolding rapidly on the personal plane of our lives – I’ll probably write and share it with you sometime next week – but meanwhile, we have good old @KimJongNumberUn chortling all over Twitter:
Yes, I can hear the underlying gloat and tone of his post, and that’s definitely chortling going on beneath his sarcastic ruefulness. I’m designating “chortle” as The Word of the Day, because it’s a word I’ve always loved.
Thanks to KimJongNumberUn for providing an example so I don’t have to use it in a sentence!