J is for jester – #AtoZChallenge

which fits in really nicely with the theme of my 100-word competition for this month: fool. 🙂

Paula Acton

jester

[jes-ter]
noun

1.

apersonwhoisgiventowitticisms,jokes,andpranks.

2.

aprofessionalfoolorclown,especiallyatamedievalcourt.
Let’s start the timer…
My initial thought when I think of the jester is to think of Harley Quinn and the Joker, probably because I only just re-watched Suicide Squad a few days ago but when I consider the actual definition I am reminded of a book I once read though I cannot remember the title. When you first think of the medieval court jester I think it is easy to dismiss them as fools, weaklings, people of no consequence but when you actually think about it logically they really were in an incredibly dangerous and potentially powerful position.
Think about it they had more access to the monarch than probably anyone else, they…

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One thought on “J is for jester – #AtoZChallenge

  1. paulaacton says:

    Thanks for the reblog and also I have just noticed when I copied and pasted the definition it messes up the formatting which does not show when you actually are writing the post so can go back and fix that thanks.

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