#atozchallenge – M for Mathom

And we head into the second half of the A-to-Z Challenge with the 14th letter of the alphabet.  

Mathom
noun: From Old English māþum (“treasure”), obsolete after Middle English but revived by J. R. R. Tolkien.

“Anything that Hobbits had no immediate use for, but were unwilling to throw away, they called a mathom. Their dwellings were apt to become rather crowded with mathoms, and many of the presents that passed from hand to hand were of that sort.”

I can see it now… Hoarders, Hobbit Edition… lol.

My 2011 Post: M for Malapropism

Today’s #photoadayapril prompt: How you feel today
After a long week, the best advice is to just keep calm and… whatever floats your boat:

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