Mojo Monday: Isthmus

It’s Mojo Monday, and as always, I’ve got a little something-something to lift your creative spirits, buoy you up, help you get your mojo on, and nudge (or better yet, catapult) you into writerhead.


*isthmus |ˈisməs|

noun ( pl. -muses )

a narrow strip of land with sea on either side, forming a link between two larger areas of land.

• ( pl. -mi |-mī|) Anatomy a narrow organ, passage, or piece of tissue connecting two larger parts.

ORIGIN mid 16th cent.: via Latin from Greek isthmos.

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Image: Chris Downer | Wikimedia Commons | Isthmus to St. Cwyfan’s Chapel, UK

*Oxford American Dictionaries