For the month of hearts it follows that our Word of the Month be something that involves love and passion! Care to guess what the word is? Find out after the jump!
For February, we’re pretty confident you guys already have an idea on what the Word of the Month will be so we’ll cut to the chase. The word is ardor. At least its not love, hearts, red or something equally predictable right? Show us passion, devotion and burning heat! You know the drill. We want your best interpretation of the word and the 5 best ones get an award and 10 Piggies. Good luck!
1. great warmth of feeling; fervor; passion
2. intense devotion, eagerness, or enthusiasm; zeal
3. burning heat.
Prize(s): 5 winners of 10 Piggies. All winners will receive a special award badge straight to their LomoHomes
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