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Weekly Review #1

We have made it past our first week here in Your Daily Vocabulary. Hooray! Now, let us recall our first seven words.

  • intelligible – capable of being understood; comprehensible…
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Monotonous; boring.

The Chemistry professor delivers his lecture in a humdrum fashion.

Source: The American Heritage Dictionary Fifth Edition


A Promise is a Promise

On Sunday I promised… and not for the first time, to regale you about the delights of mocotó. Well, this time I have kept my promise, but not here. 304 more words



Wearied from the nothing.

From the streets,

otherwise mute,

and the frostbitten lips and bloodshot eyes,

of bleary passersby.

The huddled tram salons,

with feverish hands looking through bags, 84 more words


Office hours

My office at Framingham State, where I sit and grade papers between classes, is in the basement of a dormitory across the street from the main academic building where I teach. 59 more words


I'm Trying [Thoughtful Minds United]

Just a friendly reminder that I contribute to Thoughtful Minds United bi- (or tri-) weekly, and my most recent post is up! It’s titled I’m Trying… 129 more words

Thoughtful Minds United

The Worst In Me

Feel trapped and entangled
in the daily humdrum of this life;
something out there brings the worst in me
trying however hard I may
still I remain the same. 25 more words