In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Flangiprop!.” Invent a definition for the word “flangiprop,” then use the word in a post.
Now here is a prop after my own heart! What fun.
A flangiProp is of course a lipped support for a Mac computer that lifts the back of the computer to make it more ergonomic!
“flange”––an external or internal ridge, or rim (lip), for strength, as the flange of an iron beam such as an I-beam or a T-beam; or for attachment to another object, as the flange on the end of a pipe, steam cylinder, etc., or on the lens mount of a camera; or for a flange of a rail car or tram wheel.
“i”––a letter of the alphabet whose exclusive copyright is held by Mac computers, i.e. iPhone, iTunes, iCloud. (Permission for my use of “i “in “i.e.” was granted by Apple for one-time usage in my blog on 10/3/2015. Any copying, reblogging or other transferal of that part of this blog is punishable to the full extent of the law!!! And you’d better believe, Apple is watching!)
“prop”: verb––to position something underneath (someone or something) for support. “She propped her chin in the palm of her right hand.” To hold up, shore up, bolster up.
noun––a pole, post, support, upright, brace, or buttress. “The roof is held up by props.”
“ergonomic”: (especially of workplace design) intended to provide optimum comfort and to avoid stress or injury. synonyms: well-designed, usable, user-friendly