Call for Submissions – Festival #22

The April edition of the Festival of the Trees will be our first to appear on a non-Anglophone blog. Árvores Vivas em Nossas Vidas is one of a growing number of Lusophone tree blogs, and Juliana promises a fully bilingual festival post. Send all tree-related links, regardless of language of origin, to arvoresvivas [at] gmail [dot] com by March 28, or use the online submission form.


In other linguistically related tree-blogging news, the phenomenally popular LOLcats site I Can Has Cheezburger? recently featured its first LOLtree. The captioned image, which is of unknown origin, received 2,614 votes in the viewer-selection process that determines what appears on the blog. In the LOLcat argot, nom is onomatopoeia for the operation of jaws in eating, sometimes also used as a verb meaning “to consume.” We think.

Humorous Pictures


About Dave Bonta

I live in an Appalachian hollow in the Juniata watershed of central Pennsylvania, and spend a great deal of time walking in the woods. My books of poetry include FAILED STATE: HAIBUN, ICE MOUNTAIN: AN ELEGY, BREAKDOWN: BANJO POEMS, and ODES TO TOOLS.

Posted on March 7, 2008, in Announcements. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. That is awesome!

  2. I am very excited to see trees breaking into the highly competitive LOL cats field.

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