Cuaresma 

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!

References

Diccionario de la lengua española. [Mobile application]. Madrid, ES. Real Académia Española y Associatión de Academias Españolas.

MLK on education

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.

References

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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