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Year, a cultural introduction

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Michal refuses to weigh the possibility of augmenting his vast Fiction Corpus with a copious amount of his best fiction books yet; cites fatigueDictionary icon

I believe in the concept of exploiting English as everybody's second language. I don't have faith in the altogether plodding tactics by which English is presented for study.Pointer

Reenforcing a person's knowledge of a language isn't like launching a larger dome. A language - a living language - isn't merely an instrument that you can teach yourself to employ with a greater amount of precision. A spoken language can't be sequestered from the professed knowledge of a circle of people of which it is a description. A language isn't recited; it happens - and keeps happening as long as a circle of people keeps using it.

Teaching a pupil to recite English is to deprive him of its cultural context. A worthy educator has to develop a strategy for introducing it; the wisest pupil ventures out to seek it.

A dictionary - properly used - can become an influential tool. A decent dictionary will define words on the basis of a particular corpus, a body of written works of various size and consistency. Such a corpus can contain everything from a book about literature to some really contemporary realistic fiction. I burnt many candles developing my "sensational" Fiction Corpus to form a unique genre of dictionary based on the ability of one man to tell a story in many different forms. It is a labor of love and listening.

I have framed a million words and I have dissected them, reshaping them - not merely to teach American vocabulary but to describe the human spirit, and to provoke that spirit or soul not just to recite but to happen.

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A Time is the Common Word that Answers the Question, "When?"

The most frequently used words in Michal's Corpus that represent common times

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Understanding the word Year

A word can represent many things. First and foremost it represents a type of gesture. A specific way of speaking. A specific way of inscribing a mark. A specific way of moving your hand. To know one of these kinds of gestures is to know how to pronounce the word year in some kind of way.

If you want to communicate an idea using the word year, you will need to know what other people are made to think when you make the gesture. You will never have complete awareness of or control over the associations or identities that are invoked by a set of words, but you can know what was and what is a single word's jointly accepted definition, at least for a given place, thereby tracing a direction which will help you to understand what kinds of associations and identities are driving its use.

By using the word yourself, you enter into a long-standing albeit oftentimes unconscious debate over its definition, forever entangling yourself into the history of its use. The way you use it, and which other words you use it with carries weight.

The more you know about where the word year is located in the fabric of a language, the better you will be at exploiting its cultural power.

Pronunciation of YearMargo on a trampoline

I have yet to publish a pronunciation for the word year.

Video of me pronouncing "year."

Definition of YearMargo on a trampoline

I have yet to publish the definition of year.

I'm sure it won't take too long.

Common use of year in illustrative example sentencesMargo on a trampoline

  1. He had to wait a whole year to get the court's approval.

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  2. Have you heard about his year long trip to Thailand?

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  3. I have yet to come up with a third sentence using the word year.

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Usage of Year in Michal's Fiction CorpusMargo on a trampoline

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Michal's Fiction Corpus of Acceptance Literature (FiCAL) is presented under the Bare Bottom imprint. It is currently comprised of six bodies of work, each representing a different pillar of culture and incorporating a wide variety of writhing styles.

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Year, a morphological approach

I have yet to make a morphological analysis of the word year.

That doesn't mean it's not high on my list.

Table of Frequency for the Word "Year."

This table lists in descending order the total number of times that the word yearand any of its morphological derivations appears in the Fiction Corpus, along with a breakdown of frequency by title, the respective rank of each word in the complete list of all words in the Corpus, as calculated both densely and competitively, as well as the percent increase in frequency of the word over the frequency of the next lowest rank in the complete list.

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Percent Increase over next rankRANKWORDFrequency
TOTAL # of occurencesMCDONALDSJESUSSEXTSIGAJACKSONDINGBATS
densecompetitivemodern/sloppybiblical/tersepoetic/high-browhard/fasttalkymixed salad
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I have yet to publish the table of frequency for the word year, but I will get to it shortly. -Michal

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Usage of Year in Death to McDonalds

An aerial view of Dodger Stadium in the foreground, with an imaginary partially submerged Los Angeles behind

A story bible for a comic book series set in a post climate-change California narrated by eight characters who live through a natural disaster that sinks Los Angeles and triggers a war with an expansionist Mexican government covertly supported by China.

Frame #1495

this is bad karma. i shouldnt have voted against the school budget last year. but the taxes.

Sprint "Iphone" Case

12 August, 8:09 PM

Frame #1332

i know why theres a plane. this place was an amusement park. it had a flight simulation ride. state of the art a hundred years ago.

JC Penney

10 August, 9:27 PM

Frame #1016

18.year.old paola claims she saw my man last month. its somewhat encouraging. unfortunately last month my guy was in jail.

Chase Credit

6 August, 12:52 PM

Frame #7212

weve got another guy ready to take the quiz. carlos barrios. im told hes a good looking kid. 24 years old. not an auto mechanic.

Sprint "Iphone" Case

24 December, 1:27 AM

Frame #4319

who knows. by the end of the year. with more rain. maybe the invasion threat will blow over. a war cant be started without a pretext.

Chase Credit

30 September, 12:34 PM

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Usage of Year in The Gospel of Jesus H.

A picture of the planet Mars

An experimental science fiction Christology that makes Jesus the hard boiled narrator of his own early years on a bizarro earth made dark by volcanic ash and informally ruled by a man from Mars who sells bottled air.

Jesus was thirteen years old when his mother died - thirteen years old. When his aunt bought him his one-way ticket to Poland, he had no idea that he would never be coming back. He would never again see those amber waves of grain, those fruited plains above the purple mountains' majesties. Never again would he see those spacious skies that were filled with dust. Good riddance! "This country has been unkind to me," said your father, not knowing that he was never again to return. He would miss those wide roads, those untamed forests - but much, much later, when the year was twice as long, and Martian winds blew red dust.

Verse 75 from the chapter called Adolescence

Copies of the Black Madonna, which remained in regional circulation, required from a faithful Catholic his hospitality and sincere devotion. It just so happened, after four long years, that the copy, which Jesus's grandmother had watched previously, had found its way back to Treblinka, back to Jesus's own apartment building, and, quite specifically, back to Jesus's own apartment on the very night before Columbus showed up on Jesus's doorstep with a Krupnik. Now, according to procedure, the Black Madonna is to be hosted for a period of twenty-four hours. Having accepted her from his neighbors at six o'clock the previously evening, having placed her in the main room, having prayed to her (and with her, to God [$%BLAAA*FUCK%^]) with his family and friends for three hours (including his father and his uncle [%$BLAAA*^MUFK-FAGGOT!]), and, at nine o'clock, having sang:

Verse 504 from the chapter called Adolescence

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Usage of Year in Sex for Children

A drawing of a man between a woman's legs in front of another man in a hospital bed

A literature book narrated by a pair of siblings on either side of the Atlantic whose profoundly weird sexual experiences pose a serious challenge to their traditional understanding of mathematicians, marriage, gay young men and God.

Four years ago (you shall remember) I was in Austria (the beloved Österreich! may she grow in peace!) visiting our mother's cousin, whose daughter was able to provide me with an almost constant companionship. One Sunday, we went drinking in a rather nice section of Vienna, one which I had not frequently visited, and to which we had come with the purpose of sight-seeing, only to be swayed from our plan by the coming dusk, and by a flyer we picked up advertising a particularly rewarding drink special.

– Title 1, Regarding Peaches and Bananas, Part 2, Section 4, Meeting a Man in Austria, Paragraph 1, Clauses 1-2

ANDY: About stuff, you know; she was reminiscing mostly. I asked her to remind me about some things that happened years ago - some stuff between her and me and Indiana. But she wrote it before all this junk started happening, so, by the time it came in the mail a few days ago, things were different, you know. Things were already way different.

NIKE: Yeah, I understand.

– Title 3, Regarding a Dream, Chapter 2, The Second Day, Part 1, Labor & Economic Reform, Section 8, Affording Private Health Care, Paragraphs 77-78

The woman looked up and wiped her cheek. "He's two years old: and that's the problem. I'm trying to train him, but it hasn't been working." She let the black one go: he immediately ran off in no particular direction. The woman got up and followed him with her eyes. Then she said: "I'm usually much better than this," but she wasn't convinced. Her face was drenched with tears; I was hoping Nike knew what to say, for I was struck dumb.

– Title 3, Regarding a Dream, Chapter 2, The Second Day, Part 1, Labor & Economic Reform, Section 18, Understanding Chastity, Paragraph 6

At a certain point, Macy began describing the physical aspects of his role, and the many gestures and facial expressions he had developed for his character. All of a sudden, I found myself in Austria - in a restaurant in Vienna, transported back to those tender years where I sat laughing like nothing could ever make me feel sad, where I was young and eager and full of crazy inexperience (I thought happiness was always at arm's length), and where a giant living oyster was seated before me, leaning down and gobbling up his schnitzel.

– Title 1, Regarding Peaches and Bananas, Part 2, Section 7, Trying to Kiss, Paragraph 3

Those days return to me with sudden clarity now that Nike came to remind me of them. And for some reason, I find myself yearning for those dirty sofas - not for that disgusting carpet, mind you, and definitely not for that sticky kitchen. That apartment was unnecessarily filthy. But those sofas were different. They were the ultimate seats of decadence. They were creatures completely unrepentant. Like the ancient Romans, we entertained from the couch. We would eat, drink, smoke and sleep and always reclining.

– Title 3, Regarding a Dream, Chapter 2, The Second Day, Part 1, Labor & Economic Reform, Section 6, Doing Business, Paragraph 9

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Usage of Year in Tsiga Tsiga Tsiga

Bullets whizzing by a statue of Nikola Tesla

A collection of stories featuring a sexy Parisian ghost, a spooky Moon base full of vagina-faced aliens, a policeman with an Irish name, a truck full of watermelons, a flautist, and a man who has to see another man about a diseased horse.

"The forest gets cold. They were huddling in the bushes."

"I doubt it. If anybody had seen anything, they would have stopped. It was a steady stream of traffic."

"They were tourists."

"That's what it felt like: a safari."

"Last year?"

"Maybe."

"Cops were around."

"They weren't raiding then, were they?"

"How would I know?"

"You don't come here often?"

– from “Paris Is For Rapists, Too,” a ghost story featuring a man who falls asleep

The blood took a long time to drain. It washed away everything in the valley. Only the trees pinned down by the corpse remained. Gog lit them on fire. He watched the flames encompass the creature. He estimated it weighed one and a half billion grains of wheat. It might have fed five hundred people for a year.

– from “In the Beginning, There was Gog,” a fantasy story set in the middle east

They boarded another bus. Shephard watched the barren landscape unfold. It was comforting to know there was no lack of rock and sand. He looked to the south. The Kunlun mountains stood like craggy knuckles. They stretched endlessly eastward. Every year, thought Shephard, the sun would melt snow from their peaks. The water would trickle into the valley. It would seep its way unseen across the desert. It would reach the main river. It would be hemmed in by the Tian Shan mountains. It would swing back into the desert. In time, it would end up on the snowy peaks once again.

– from “Two Dudes and a Chinese Desert,” a friendship story featuring terrorists who you can root for

"Genghis had a hard life. When he was nine years old, he was sent to serve the family of his betrothed, all for the sake of an alliance. When his father was poisoned to death, he went home to stake his claim. His tribe would not be ruled by somebody so young. They abandoned his family.

– from “Italy Sucks and Has Sucked For A Long Time,” an adventure story featuring machismo culture

Three thousand years ago, the people of the Tyras River [i.e., the Dniester] witnessed the hand of God.

– from “In the Beginning, There was Gog,” a fantasy story featuring a man who isn't afraid of other men

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Usage of Year in Sorry Ms. Jackson

Chiseled letters from an ancient stone tablet hanging on a wall

A real play. With drama in it. Talk fast. It takes two hours. Set in a guest house. In a small community. After a murder. Lots of suspicion. The characters learn to listen to each other. It's funny.

LESBIAN: A puritan.

ALICE: Straight-laced.

FLETCHER: A prude.

MS. JACKSON: That's exaggerating it a bit, wouldn't you say?

FLETCHER: Nevertheless, I didn't want old man Menzies thinking I was rooting his daughter-in-law. I certainly wasn't going to admit in open court that a pair of seven-year-old boys could shake me down.

ALICE: I was mugged once.

FLETCHER: What happened?

LESBIAN: Were you hurt?

ALICE: Not physically.

MS. JACKSON: You were threatened.

– ACT I, lines 137-146

FLETCHER: If he came to you in penitence, would you accept him?

MS. JACKSON: That's difficult for me to say.

FLETCHER: It's not. Tell us. If he were sorry, would you forgive him?

MS. JACKSON: If he came to me repentant of his sins - I mean all of them - I would forgive him. I would consider allowing him to return to this house. Do you think I don't want him? I want him more than you could ever know. I want him in a way that, unfortunately, I have never had him. I won't settle for less than I deserve. That's all I'm going to say on the subject. It upsets me. Your father has behaved strangely in the past; as of late, his actions have been frightening me. Maybe it is the climate around here - I'm not going to take any chances.

(to KOKOMO) I want you to watch out for him, in case he should try to violate you.

FLETCHER: That is unwarranted.

MS. JACKSON: It may have taken a hundred and fifty years for another murder to occur, but we are not immune to rape. We need only bear witness to what took place on Pitcairn in recent times. Six men were found guilty of sexual offenses. That's almost the entire adult male population over there. I'm not going to let that happen around here - not while I'm alive. Do you understand? As soon as you're done with this mess, Kokomo, I would like these towels to go to the laundry. We have all of Lesbian's things to wash.

KOKOMO: I have a question, ma'am.

MS. JACKSON: Yes?

KOKOMO: Will our guest from New Zealand be staying with us for considerably longer than planned? If that's the case, I'm going to have to make a new schedule.

– ACT I, lines 1320-1329

LUKE: No kidding.

FLETCHER: She's made forty-seven thousand dollars.

LUKE: Already?

FLETCHER: It's been quite some time. She left Fiji a few years back because of a bad situation. She's still trying to reach her mark. Much to my mother's consternation, neither charity nor her wages count towards her commitment. She hasn't been seeing many clients recently. I assume she's waiting for that special somebody who's prepared to put her out of business. Unfortunately, few people are willing to pay three thousand dollars for sex.

LUKE: She wouldn't do it for less, would she?

FLETCHER: It's not a profession to her anymore; it's a punishment: a debt of honor for losing her child.

LUKE: You can't bargain with that.

FLETCHER: You could be the last one. You could put an end to this misery. She deserves somebody who can appreciate what he's doing.

LUKE: Three thousand dollars is a lot of money.

FLETCHER: The peace of mind it brings is priceless.

– ACT I, lines 771-780

LESBIAN: I can put this one back. No one can accuse me of stealing it. I just borrowed it to show that some things in life are more important than others. Whom am I kidding? I took it to get into my landlady's panties. I'm a terrible human being. There have been worse than me - like the person who stabbed that poor girl sixty-two times: the first murderer this island has had to fear in more than one hundred and fifty years. Both suspect and victim were like me: alien to this place. Why did we come? What did we hope to find? Peace? We scared her off. Happiness? Satisfaction? Understanding? Why here? Why do we trespass on other people's land? It stands in our way - but of what? There's nothing beyond what's right in front of us at any given time. There's no way of knowing that unless you trespass. All that one can hope to do is make as little damage as possible along the way. We are all criminals, whether we like it or not. Though some of us are big and some of us small, we are all cut from the same dough. That's not the easiest thing to believe when one man robs or kills another man. What was my crime? Why am I punished? Why am I the only one who's alone? Or is it just my imagination? Are there others out there who can see me? Who know me? Who can feel my pain? If there are, I salute you. I would kiss you if I could. I can't, so I just say, 'Thank you.'

– ACT II, line 583

MS. JACKSON: I'm done with denials.

FLETCHER: You've yearned for this for years.

MS. JACKSON: What do you know?

FLETCHER: What you've told us.

GREY GOOSE: We've seen it on your face.

FLETCHER: You can't hide it.

GREY GOOSE: You've been begging for it.

FLETCHER: Like a baby begs for a boob.

GREY GOOSE: You can't help it.

FLETCHER: Every time you've had Kokomo's fish-

– ACT I, lines 1142-1151

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Usage of Year in Miscellaneous Dingbats

The title of the book at the end of a string of miscellaneous dingbats

A story book full of short fiction stories. An interesting bedtime mystery. A fairy tale. Science fiction romance. Adult life. Uninspiring gay fiction. Horror.

The year came and went faster than Sir Lewis could've hoped. Before he knew it he was settled into his dorm. He had his books. His final schedule. Syllabi for every class. He even had his homework done for about half his professors. It was time for math club.

– from “The Skirt on the Proctor,” a kid story about making connections in an unforgiving world

The whole issue was rendered moot when the first resident of the house in question decided not to put up a mailbox. He purchased a post office box instead. This pleased nobody. Especially not the clerks. The man got a lot of oversized first-class mail. The situation lasted years until the man finally moved out. His mother moved in. His mother received a lot of third-class mail. Half a tray of URGENT! URGENT! contest victories everyday. It was getting thrown out. The woman was horrified to learn that third class mail didn't get delivered to post office boxes. She put up her own box. A month before the Rural Mail Count. The count of all mail that would decide rural carrier salaries for the foreseeable future.

– from “Wrong Again,” a success story inspired by fact, though the details are fictional

Proctor and Simmons left for the gallery. On the way down the stairs Bob called. He said something interesting had been found at the basement apartment. "An uncashed check," he said. "Made out to the vic. From three years ago. For five grand. Who doesn't cash a check like that?"

Proctor was nearing the end of the stairs. He asked, "Whose check was it?"

– from “We Need To Talk,” a mystery story featuring a policeman put in a weird position

My father never lied to my mother about going up to see his old girlfriend. He lied to me. So I wouldn't say anything. So my mother could find out about it later. From the receipts. It was part of the grand scheme. To bring things to a head. To back up the toilet of their lives. To bring up the festering crap they had tucked away in their basement all these years. Like the accusation that my father had raped my mother. On some night twelve years ago. When she had said no. And he had done it anyway. I wanted to laugh but my wife was there. Her father raped her mother. Allegedly. My wife is convinced its true. Despite only having heard one side of it. If it were as bad as it sounds I doubt her parents would still be together. But they are. Like my parents. They've reconciled. For all intents and purposes they're a happily married couple. They hold hands in the street. While my wife wont sleep with me. Because on some rainy afternoon two years ago I told her I wanted to rape her.

– from “The Backed-Up Toilet,” a literature story based on something that happened, namely to the author

Pfizer wandered around the ground floor for a while. Aimless and distracted. He thought about hopping into a suit and swimming through the sky. In a few years it wouldn't be possible. The atmosphere was getting less dense. Pfizer hit himself in the head. Trivialities. It was the phosphane lions he had to worry about. Their habitat was disappearing. If he couldn't prove their indigenous nature they would never survive. Only his samples would remain. As long as some unscrupulous administrator didn't toss them out. Along with Pfizer's career.

– from “Titan's Reign,” a science fiction story in which all hope is absorbed even when it's traveling at light speed

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Collocation of Year in the Fiction Corpus

Table of Collocation for the Word "Year."

This table lists in descending order of frequency a selection of word pairs that appear in the Fiction Corpus and groups them according to the morphological derivation of the word year that appears in the pair.

TypeWORDFrequency
TOTAL # of occurencesMCDONALDSJESUSSEXTSIGAJACKSONDINGBATS
modern/sloppybiblical/tersepoetic/high-browhard/fasttalkymixed salad
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I have yet to perform a collocation analysis of "year." I hope I can get it done sometime soon. -Michal

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Life is a spinning sphere with Joy at one pole and Sadness at the other. Each continuously feeding its pair. Joy flanked by the emotions of Trust on one side, Surprise on the other. Trust leading to Anticipation; anticipation leading to Fear. Surprise leading to Disgust; disgust leading to Anger. Anger and Fear fueling our Sadness. Sadness giving way, in time, to Joy; through Hope, an orientation towards Love. Love, an openness towards Joy, Trust and Surprise; the sum of emotion; emotion amplified by others. Multiplied and divided, in equal parts. Such that to those from whom it has been subtracted, we must add. Until we are whole.

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    Black suspenders by Zuzanna. Pointer

    Two-sided suspenders from black material with a rose motif on one side and striped cotton on the other. Connected by a leather triangle. Adjustable length. Hand washing in cold water recommended. Available now for $50.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #9 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  10. Orange suspenders for sale

    Handcrafted orange suspenders for sale.

    Orange suspenders by Zuzanna. Pointer

    Two-sided suspenders made of denim and orange material with a Polish floral folk design. Connected by a leather triangle. Adjustable length. Hand washing in cold water recommended. Available now for $50.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #10 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  11. Green suspenders for sale

    Handcrafted green suspenders for sale.

    Green suspenders by Zuzanna. Pointer

    Two-sided suspenders made of denim and green material with a mountain folk design. Connected by a leather triangle. Adjustable length. Hand washing in cold water recommended. Available now for $50.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #11 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  12. Felt earrings for sale

    Handcrafted felt earrings for sale.

    Felt earrings by Dorota. Pointer

    Material: South American woolen yarn, dyed, 100% wool. Hand-worked with a needle. Pendant of anti-allergenic metal. Available now for $40.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #12 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  13. Round ceramic earrings for sale

    Handcrafted round ceramic earrings for sale.

    Round ceramic earrings by Dorota. Pointer

    Material: Glazed ceramics, hand-molded. Available now for $40.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #13 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  14. Oblong ceramic earrings for sale

    Handcrafted oblong ceramic earrings for sale.

    Oblong ceramic earrings by Dorota. Pointer

    Material: Glazed ceramics, hand-molded. Available now for $40.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #14 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  15. 'Coral' necklace for sale

    Handcrafted 'coral' necklace for sale.

    Corals by Sylwia. Pointer

    Necklace made ​​of cotton pieces with organdy and decorated with beads, suspended on cotton strings. Can be worn as a necklace, as a brooch or as a belt tied at the side. Available now for $40.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #15 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

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