10 Rhetorical Figures by Listverse Writersfact checked by Alex Hanton Rhetoric is the art of persuasion through written, oral, or visual means. The idea of rhetoric has been around since the classical days. One of the greatest works on this subject which still exists from the classical period is The Orators Education, by Quintilian (if you are … Continue reading 10 Rhetorical Figures – Listverse
Did you know... ... that today is Molly Pitcher Day? In 1778, Mary Ludwig Hays, otherwise known as Molly Pitcher, carried water to the American soldiers during the Battle of Monmouth, New Jersey, during the Revolutionary War.
“Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.” — Robert Frost
YOUR INSIGHT OF THE DAYWhen you start taking care of yourself you start feeling better, you start looking better, and you start to attract better. It all starts with you.Unknown
WORD OF THE DAY Eustasy YOO-stə-seePart of speech: nounOrigin: Greek, 1940s 1A change of sea level throughout the world, caused typically by movements of parts of the Earth's crust or melting of glaciers. Examples of Eustasy in a sentence "Today, we’re learning about eustasy in our marine science class." "Oceanographers like Jacques Cousteau likely researched eustasy during their careers."
via 1440 Daily Digest A fossilized skull discovered in rural China almost 90 years ago likely represents a new species of human ancestor, according to scientists. The artifact has been labeled as part of a new species, Homo longi, which suggests a group of ancestors more closely related to modern humans than Neanderthals. Designated as "Dragon Man," the skull … Continue reading Enter the Dragon Man
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Poke Fun AtMeaning: Making fun of something or someone; ridicule.Goody Two-ShoesMeaning: A smugly virtuous person.Flea MarketMeaning: A type of bazaar where inexpensive goods are sold or bartered.A Guinea PigMeaning: Someone who is used in an experiment.Right Off the BatMeaning: Immediately, done in a hurry; without delay.
“Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine.” - Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart
The actions of today form the foundations of tomorrow.The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today. (H. Jackson Brown, Jr.)==========It's impossible to lose if you never give up.You just can't beat the person who never gives up. (Babe Ruth)
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WORD OF THE DAY Passim PASS-ihmPart of speech: adverbOrigin: Latin, 17th century 1(Of allusions or references in a published work) to be found at various places throughout the text. Examples of Passim in a sentence "Her grandfather’s observations about the book were found passim, especially scribbled in the margins. " "The influence of other black artists was found passim her … Continue reading Passim