R for Rustling – #atozchallenge

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“A Brilliant Conspiracy” Episode 18.

Blurb & other Episodes

 

Rustling steeds is criminal, but justifying murder? Theft using violence, perhaps.

Why kill everything? Liquidation?

Xerothermic yards asphyxiate quarrelling grooms. Fields do not.

Hippophobia or zelotypia?

 

Glossary:

Hippophobe                hater of horses

Xerothermic                dry and hot

Zelotypia                     excessive zeal in carrying out a project; jealousy.

 

 

Archibald’s ‘Horse of the Day’

http://www.paulaura.com/betgloss.htm

Red Rum achieved an unmatched historic treble when he won the Grand National in 1973, 1974 and 1977. Definitely part of a Rounder.

 

Jamila’s ‘Daily Poison’

http://www.britannica.com/science/poison-biochemistry/Types-of-poison#ref396648

Rosary pea, paternoster pea, or jequirity bean (Abrus precatorius);

Distribution: tropical regions;

Toxic principle: abrin (N-methyltryptophan) and abric acid – abrin is one of the world’s most toxic substances;

Symptoms: onset of symptoms may be delayed several hours to two days: vomiting, diarrhoea, acute gastroenteritis, chills, convulsions, death from heart failure; one seed chewed may be fatal to a child.

 

Word Links

http://www.wordfind.com/

http://phrontistery.info/glossaries.html

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/wordlist/adverbs.shtml

https://www.englishclub.com/grammar/prepositions-list.htm

 

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The Challenge runs over 26 days – with Sundays off for good behaviour – and each day will be based on the alphabet, from A through to Z.

Read more about the Challenge I set myself in my Theme Reveal:

Blogging from A to Z Challenge Theme Reveal 2016

For more on the Blogging from A to Z Challenge and to visit the other brave bloggers, go to the official site and this linky list.

 

 

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