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Word of the Day

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obeisance

Definition: (noun) A gesture or movement of the body, such as a curtsy, that expresses deference or homage.
Synonyms:bow
Usage:And so without a word he led her to the door, opened it, and bowed yet lower as she swept out, but still without a tinge of mockery in the obeisance. Discuss. Play

Daily Grammar Lesson

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Regular adverbs are formed by adding "-ly" (or a variation) onto the end of an adjective. Irregular adverbs are not formed from standard spelling conventions. What are the most common irregular adverbs? More... Discuss

Article of the Day

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Planned Obsolescence

Planned obsolescence is a policy of deliberately limiting the life of a product in order to encourage the purchaser to replace it, thereby stimulating sales. Now applied to many different products, notably computer software, the concept first emerged in the 1920s when companies began to analyze every aspect of mass production. Planned obsolescence can refer to both technical failures and to "style" obsolescence. What are some examples of modern products that are designed to become obsolete? More... Discuss

This Day in History

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Soviet Embassy Cipher Clerk Igor Gouzenko Defects to Canada (1945)

Considered by some to be the first major international event of the Cold War, the defection of Soviet cipher clerk Igor Gouzenko radically transformed the way the West regarded and approached Soviet espionage. The authorities at first dismissed Gouzenko's reports of Stalin's efforts to steal nuclear secrets and of Soviet spy rings operating in Canada and the US, but he soon convinced them of the truth behind his allegations. The information he revealed helped lead to the apprehension of whom? More... Discuss

Today's Birthday

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Jesse James (1847)

James was an outlaw who became a legendary figure in American folklore. After the Civil War, he and a number of other former Confederate guerillas banded together to rob banks, trains, and stagecoaches across several states. He was later betrayed by fellow bandit Robert Ford, who shot him to death in 1882 in order to receive a $10,000 reward. Despite James's reputation as a murderous thief, his exploits led to a number of romanticized legends, including rumors that he survived until when? More... Discuss

Quotation of the Day

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Ben-10 Backpack For Women Men Teens Laptop Schoolbag Daypack ForTraveling is a fool's paradise. Our first journeys discover to us the indifference of places.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) Discuss

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inquiring
uninquisitive
beseeching
kept
broken
shoed
undrinkable
imperative
unshod
potable

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Grammar Quiz

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How do most verbs conjugate when they have a singular subject?




Spelling Bee

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n. a usually cotton fabric with a short pile imitating velvet
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coruscate
sparkle
intersect
yell
squall
biff
extenuate
cross
pommel
palliate

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Today's Holiday

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Ginseng Festival

This festival is a celebration of ginseng in Fusong, a county in the Changbai Mountains of China and the largest ginseng grower in the country. The people of Fusong have traditionally celebrated the ginseng harvest, and, in 1987, the government officially set aside three days for both a festival and a trade fair of ginseng products. The festival features performances of yangko, dragon, and lion dances; story-telling parties with a ginseng theme; art and photo exhibits; and a fireworks display. More... Discuss

Horoscope

Idiom of the Day

make (someone's) ears burn

To make someone uncomfortable, embarrassed, or disconcerted by what is being said. Alludes to the ears growing red from blushing. More... Discuss
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