I’ve been hearing about a holiday called «cuaresma» on the Latin radio stations I always listen to. I looked it up and learned it means Lent. It comes from the Latin word «cuadrogésimo», which means forty days, the length of Lent. I love learning!
Diccionario de la lengua española. [Mobile application]. Madrid, ES. Real Académia Española y Associatión de Academias Españolas.
Roses are red, violets are blue… wait… I thought violets were a different hue… ?!?
Oh, hi! Happy Valentine’s Day from a love poet who suffers from ADD. 8-}
(Poem by me, Daniel Greene)
Be a fountain, not a drain.
–seen at Cracker Barrel
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character — that is the goal of true education.
—Martin Luther King, Jr.
King Jr., M.L. (February 1947). The purpose of education. The Maroon Tiger. Atlanta, GA: Morehouse College. http://kingencyclopedia.stanford.edu/encyclopedia/documentsentry/doc_470200_000/
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“See, see, see, see Siemens first” — an old jingle I remember from Long Island New York. #singing #commercials
The Word of the Day in my Span¡shDict! app is esposa, which they say means both wife and handcuff. Hmm.