Did you know…


Did you know... ... that today is Explore Your Roots Day? This day celebrates the 1921 birthday of Alex Haley, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "Roots," which was the basis for the first major mini-series. Use this day to explore your own family roots! ~~~ Today's Inspirational Quote: "Nobody can do for little children … Continue reading Did you know…

The Surprising Origins of 8 Common Idioms


The Surprising Origins of 8 Common Idioms Idioms are short phrases that often make no literal sense but are nonetheless universally understood by the native speakers of a language. As part of any vernacular, idioms are quirky, playful, and sometimes even strange, but the most charming thing about them is their specificity of culture — … Continue reading The Surprising Origins of 8 Common Idioms

Marathi Inspirational Quotes on Life Challenges


Marathi Inspirational Quotes on Life Challenges काही गोष्टी बोलून दाखवायच्या नसतातकरून दाखवायच्या असतात. ठाम राहायला शिकावं,निर्णय चुकला तरी हरकत नाही.स्वतःवर विश्वास असला की,जिवनाची सुरुवात कुठूनही करता येते. समुद्रात किती लाटा आहेतहे महत्वाचा नसूनत्या किणा-याला किती स्पर्शकरतात ते महत्वाचं असत. आयुष्यातील असंख्य समस्यांची फक्तदोनच कारणं असतातएकतर आपण विचार न करता कृती करतोकिंवा कृती करण्याऐवजी फक्त विचार … Continue reading Marathi Inspirational Quotes on Life Challenges

W.O.T.D.


WORD OF THE DAY FactoidFAK-toidPart of speech: nounOrigin: American English, 1970s 1A brief or trivial item of news or information.2An assumption or speculation that is reported and repeated so often that it becomes accepted as fact.   Examples of Factoid in a sentence "Mary loved collecting drinks with factoids under the bottle cap." "Despite the popular factoid, it is not dangerous … Continue reading W.O.T.D.