Whimsy

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If you’re alive, kick into drive. Chase whimsies. See if you can turn dreams into a way to make a living, if not an entire way of life. — Kevin Smith

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Introduction1

Dictionary

whimsy : the quality or state of being fanciful — Webster

Free Dictionary, Wiktionary, OneLook

Thesaurus

Roget’s II (Thesaurus.com), Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, Visuwords

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Preservation

History

History of Gnomes (Sarah White, Love to Know)
The Magical History Of & Fun Facts About Garden Gnomes (Serenity Health)
The Story Behind Garden Gnomes Is More Compelling Than You Might Think (Elisa Parhad, Garden Collage)
Garden Gnome (Wikipedia)
Celebrating Garden Gnomes (Google Doodle)
Gnome Whimsy@Pinterest

Quotation

Quotations Page, Wikiquote

Museum

Museum of Whimsy (Astoria, Oregon)

Library

WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

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Participation

Education

In Defense of Whimsy (Jane Ehrenfeld, Education Week)
The Power of Whimsy in the Classroom (David Geurin)

MERLOT: Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching
OER Commons: Open Educational Resources

Community

News

NPR Archives

Book

ISBNdb

Government

Document

USA.gov

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Expression

Arts

Whimsy to Gogh At-Home Art Kits

Poem

OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

Music

Song Lyrics

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Related

Here are links to pages about closely related subjects.

Knowledge Form

Inspiration

Adventure Exploration, Trail, Quest
Imagination Fiction, Whimsy, Wish, Dream, Folly, Hope
Wonder Curiosity, Mystery, Truth, Beauty

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Notes

1.   The resources on this page are are organized by a classification scheme developed exclusively for Cosma.