Avshalom Cave – Israel – Atlas Obscura


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WORD OF THE DAY


Punctilious
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Part of speech: adjective
Origin: Latin, early 17th century
1

Concerned with strict adherence to rules and codes of conduct

2

Precise or nitpicky

Examples of Punctilious in a sentence

“With his punctilious nature, he was sure to do well in the Army.”

“She was so punctilious about organizing her pantry that every shelf had a label.”

Did you know…


Did you know…

… that today is Poinsettia Day? This day celebrates the anniversary of the death of Joel Roberts Poinsett, the man who introduced this Christmas plant to the United States. He died on December 12, 1851. Poinsett was the first Ambassador to Mexico who brought the plant back to his plantation in the U.S.  He grew the plants in his Greenville, South Carolina, plantation and gave them out as gifts to friends.

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Today’s Inspirational Quote:

“Our love is like a flower. First you need to plant the seeds. Then you give it love, water and nutrients. The you watch it grow and grow. And finally it blossoms to become you.”

— Anthony T Hincks