An Oddly Hirsute Journey

Let's take an Oddly Hirsute Journey through the month of March 2012!



Remember last month's journey?  We had so much fun that we're doing it again!

Every day in March at about 7:13 a.m. (New York timezone*), I'll tweet two words with the hashtags #ohjDailyWords and #ohj from @OddlyStarry.

Your job is to contribute tweets inspired by one or both words.  Tag your tweet with #ohj or #OHJ.  Since we're taking an oddly hirsute journey through the month of March, try to make your tweet related to ANIMALS in some way.

Animals can be pets or pests, predator or prey, extant or extinct.  They live in our homes and on our farms.  They roam in jungles and in deserts.  Some help us and protect us.  Some live in groups, others live alone.  And some animals are just plain weird!

Star-nosed mole
Since OHJ originated with haunted tweets, I wouldn't object to you sneaking in a scary tweet! :)  (Or a Hgeeky tweet.)

One of my words will be fairly simple and common, while the other will be a bit more unusual.  Sometimes they'll both be common.

In addition to typical text tweets containing a short story, pun, haiku, gogyohka, tanka, etc., you could also make a link to a photo, a video, a sound, or anything else you can think of!

You don't have to use the word exactly as given.  For example, if the word is "run", you could use run, runs, running, ran, or runnable.  Or you could just use the word as an inspiration, and go with sprint or race.  Keep in mind that many words have more than one definition, and more than one part of speech.

You could also combine one of my words with words from other games like LoqwaciousArtwiculate, Liblit, Haikuchallenge, and others!

Once in a while, just to keep things fresh, I might ask you to supply the caption to a picture, or I might do a hashtag game.

Have fun!  :)

I'll try to list all the previously used words here as the game progresses.
  1. pet, ferocious
  2. horn, nocturnal
  3. raise, camouflage
  4. pride, domesticated
  5. badger, serpentine
  6. stalk, pheromone
  7. hide, fledgling
  8. den, lemming
  9. wise, parliament
  10. breed, crepuscular
  11. claw, territory
  12. tag, Artemis
  13. seal, opposable
  14. trap, brachiate
  15. pack, ruminate
  16. tail, unfettered
  17. bit, instinct
  18. show, shepherd
  19. fuzzy, weasel
  20. bear, companion
  21. collar, dimorphism
  22. scat, omnivorous
  23. roar, asinine
  24. dog, habitat
  25. train, stampede
  26. herd, venom
  27. vet, mammoth
  28. feed, infest
  29. band, shrew
  30. trunk, feral
  31. paw, zodiac
* London at 12:13, Athens at 14:13, Sydney at 23:13.  For other time zones, you can try here or here.

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