This one sounds like one of the words my five year old brother made up but what it actually means is: Lollapalooza noun, Slang 1. an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance. Origin: 1900–05, Americanism ; origin uncertain Source: Dictionary.com 2. an annual music festival featuring popular alternative… Continue reading Word of the day: Lollapalooza
Look around you,you’ll find traces of technology from the telephone lines, cars, to the parking meter.Looking up, even though you can’t see it, it a satellite orbiting the earth, without it there wouldn’t be any television to watch the news or your favourite show, no Internet (*gasps* yes I’d imagine some of us would shiver… Continue reading Technology taking over the world.That’s a good thing…or is it?
The word of the day is: Delate – report (an offense or crime): they may delate my slackness to my patron. <DERIVATIVES> n. delation, n. delator <ORIGIN> late 15th cent. from Latin delat-, ‘referred, carried away’, from the verb deferre. ,Source: The New Oxford American Dictionary
The word of the day, or more like word of the night(I’m terribly late today), is: Clandestine – adj. kept secret or done secretively, especially because illicit: she deserved better than these clandestine meeting. <ORIGIN>mid 16th cent.: from French clandestin or Latin clandestinus, from ‘secretly’. Source: The New Oxford American Dictionary
Ask yourself that question and please be honest about it. It means a lot to many of us, more to some than others. We have to have some amount of it to keep us going. To me, wealth means money, bread on the table, clothes on our backs, a roof over our heads, opportunities for… Continue reading Needs and wants.What does wealth mean to you?
This says it all. Okay I searched for a random word begining with ‘Br’ on my Kindle and this is what caught my eye! I mean you’ve got to admit it sounds a bit funny but here’s what it means: Bra burner -[Informal] a feminist percieved as a militant in the struggle for women’s rights:… Continue reading Word of the day: Bra Burner
Rating: 5 Stars Goodreads blurb Mechanic Mercy Thompson has friends in low places-and in dark ones. And now she owes one of them a favor. Since she can shape-shift at will, she agrees to act as some extra muscle when her vampire friend Stefan goes to deliver a message to another of his kind. … Continue reading Blood Bound (Mercedes Thompson #2) by Patricia Briggs
Hola! Today’s word is : Arabesque – an ornamental design consisting of intertwined flowing lines, originally found in Arabic or Moorish decoration: (adj.)arabesque scroll. <SPECIAL USAGE> a passage or composition with fanciful ornamentation of the melody. Yuan Yuan Tan in arabesque position in Tomasson’s Nutcracker (copyright Erik Tomasson.Picture via sfgate.com. Image removed for copyright avoidance… Continue reading Word of the day: Arabesque
I found this on Organic Green Root’s blog. Guys this is so cool, you have to check it out! There’s more! Here’s the link: I heart eco street art
Word of the day features a different word … well everyday. I figured that this would be a great way for me to expand my vocabulary and brush up on my current inventory of words and I was hoping that by typing it out I would have a better chance at memorizing the words for… Continue reading Word of the day: Philosophy