Illustrious. Roast.

A few weeks ago, I solicited my Facebook fans for one noun, adjective, or verb. Thanks to Jennifer Grant and Jane McDaniel, I received two words: illustrious and roast, respectively. Undeniably an adjective, illustrious was easy. However, roast can easily pull double duty as noun or verb. Though for me, roasting conjures images of my car, baking in the Florida sun, and me, nearly suffocating after entering said sweltering car. So, I tend to think of roast as an action word. But I'm a writer. Is it not my duty to use "roast" as both noun and verb? Read on for the result.

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