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The History Of Words Sunday

We all love it, adore it, and most of all need it to unwind. The weekend is our busy lives saving grace, unless that dreaded overtime comes into play. And, if you’re retired they don’t mean quite so much except … Continue reading

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The History Of Words Sunday

                This is a word near and dear to my heart because it is something, I do everyday. To write is the bane of my existence. If any of it is any good or not only others will decide. Without … Continue reading

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The History Of Words Sunday

                It seems to me that this word should be much older. However, it is a fairly new word which usually defines something that is quite old. Strange in a way. When I think of this word visions of Indiana … Continue reading

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The History Of Words Sunday

                We all know the word awkward because we have all experienced its meaning for a moment, or years if you’re like me. Even the words spelling itself sets it apart from others—it just seems, well, awkward. The history of … Continue reading

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The History Of Words Sunday

Like the solstices in the annual cycle, so midday and midnight are not simply points of the greatest concentrations of yang and yin, but also starting points for ascending movement of opposing principles, since the ascendant portion of the day runs from midnight to midday, its descendant from midday to midnight. Continue reading

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early 15c., “prompted by malice or ill-will, intending to mislead,” from Old French senestre, sinistre “contrary, false; unfavorable; to the left” (14c.), from Latin sinister “left, on the left side” (opposite of dexter), of uncertain origin. Continue reading

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The History Of Words Sunday

             Ever been curious about the word ‘Human’ and its origins? Afterall, it encompasses us all in its definition. I found during my research that some people believe that this word is much older than the mainstream etymologists claim. … Continue reading

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