Like many words, the meaning of today’s prompt has changed over time. Once used as a synonym for intelligence or common sense, it now refers to “get-up-and-go”! There is some thought that P.T. Barnum claimed it referred to a particular hard cider. A few were probably went looking for that!

The Ragtag Daily Prompt is:


Take the word and use it to spark a story or a poem, some music or a picture. Post your efforts here and set a pingback. Don’t forget to use the tags “RDP”, “Ragtag Daily Prompt”, and “GUMPTION””

This should be a lot of fun so come back to read what was ignited by this one little word.

See you next Sunday!



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