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Visual Vocabulary: Impecunious

As in, "That saturnine old fart wouldn't stop regaling us with tales of woe from his impecunious youth. I bet he secretly enjoyed the taste of buttered nails."

Visual Vocabulary: impecunious, Julie Rado Design

Somehow, I think buttered nails would be more expensive than foraging for dandelion leaves or something—but it does sound WAY more badass, don't you agree? Mm mm. Love me a dish of mama's buttered nails.

Visual Vocabulary is a project I created for myself in which I attempt to sear new words into my memory by illustrating them. You can see all of them here, and read more about the process behind them here.