under-dunders: what my grandmother called underwear
Virginia or, as they gorgeously say there, Vuh-gin-yuh: where my step-dad (pay attention, Queen of the Universe) was from; location of the single hottest summer I've ever experienced, and also the place -- specifically the family's summer home's pool -- where I was taught by a blind man how to swim.
Williamsburg, VA: stop number two on our honeymoon. Spent three days successfully navigating through Washington D.C. Got lost every single day in Williamsburg, Vuh-gin-yuh.
X: chi, the 22nd letter of the Greek alphabet, Greek being one of 6 languages I've studied. Not my favorite of the 6 nor my least favorite. I like Spanish and Hebrew the best. Latin was boring; Japanese was not; and French . . . I just could not make the soft, round sounds without feeling softly, roundly ridiculous.
yellow: I'm told it's the color of the sun, but since it shines in Columbus, Ohio, only twice a year, I'm currently unable to attest, from memory, to the truth of this.