Well, on top of all the crazy wonderful obstacles I’ve had pleasantly lain before me this week, a reader has supplied what could only be considered, the coup-de-gras! Admittedly, this is something that a bit of research (a simple google search) or a little common sense (thinking) could’ve prevented, but neither of those options were employed at the time of the mistake and now we find ourselves here.
So way back on October 1st, 2018, we posted AN AFFIRMATION FOR THE WEEK, our first to be exact. In that post we attempted to tell the readers that they were something so special that a name hadn’t even been coined to describe them, yet. We then proceeded to give a name to those special readers. We called them “squovals ,” something that we had never heard of in the real world and thus considered completely new and original. We were wrong. Thanks to a reader by the name of Hetheru_Mer_Djehuty, we now know that the term “squoval” was coined by the beauty industry in 1984 and is actually used to describe the style of manicure used on the fingernail you see at the top of this page. That particular style of shaping went on to become the most requested manicure shape of all time, because of its versatility. It can be worn in the fashion world as well as in a business setting.
So basically, we told people that they are as special as the most common manicure style in the world. Damn. I’m certain some of you are looking at your thumb floating above your phone and thinking, “hmmm, so that’s what this shape is called.”
So now my team is scrambling for damage control. This gross misconception of the usage of the word “squoval” goes beyond The Thought Renaissance. The entire reason my first affirmation used that term is because it was going to be found in the book I planned to publish, “
CENSORED CENSORED FROM CENSORED CENSORED.” (the title is not for public consumption, yet)
So now, not only do I need to provide a new Affirmation for the Week, for all those that need in back in October 2018, but I have to rewrite key areas of my book.
A minor setback. Now watch my whole story fall apart due to this one rewrite.
“Now let’s take all those mistakes we made, and make them trees. Yeah, they’re trees now.” — Bob Ross