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Word Of The Every Other Day

rus·ti·cate [ˈrəstəˌkāt] VERB 1) go to, live in, or spend time in the country. 2) fashion (masonry) in large blocks with sunk joints and a roughened surface. “the stable block was built of rusticated stone” BRITISH 3) suspend (a student) … Continue reading

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The History Of Words Sunday

c. 1600, “type of stone used for coffins,” from Latin sarcophagus, from Greek sarkophagos “limestone used for coffins,” literally “flesh-eating,” in reference to the supposed action of this type of limestone Continue reading

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Your Morning Cup Of Coffee & Its Worldwide History.

Did you drink a cup of coffee on company time this morning? Chances are that you did–for the midmorning coffee break is rapidly becoming a standard fixture in American offices and factories. Continue reading

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The History Of Words Sunday

The ancient Greeks personified the sun as a handsome god named Helios. Continue reading

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Word of the Every Other Day

in·ane [iˈnān] ADJECTIVE silly; stupid. “don’t constantly badger people with inane questions” synonyms: silly · foolish · stupid · fatuous · idiotic · absurd · ridiculous · ludicrous

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The History of Words Sunday

I have always considered this one of the strangest words out there. So peculiar in its spelling and for what it means. This is one of those words I wish I would have created out of thin air to describe … Continue reading

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