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Thesaurus lists 'right-winger,' 'traditionalist,' and 'redneck' as synonyms for 'obstructionist'

 I am not going to spend much time on this but here is something I found today as I was browsing the internet that I found a little interesting: According to… 168 more words



Plagiarism: n. willfully and fraudulently stealing the communication(s) and/or idea(s) of another and pretending it(s) is yours

Plagiarism of scientific articles with new discoveries is a serious offense and word for word plagiarism of popular books and articles by relatively famous or noted professionals is also a form of fraud or stealing. 270 more words

Common Sense


From 2006′s Apocalypto.

And a Man sat alone, drenched deep in sadness. And all the animals drew near to him and said, “We do not like to see you so sad.

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Rāmere / Paraire – Te kupu o te rā

Kia ora, it is Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori and each day we will bring you a new word or phrase with some audio. 63 more words


Technology & Metaphor

Metaphor especially has clarity, sweetness and strangeness, and its use cannot be learned from anyone else.


As worldbuilders we’re often unaware of how modern metaphors permeate our ancient worlds.

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Which are you ... ?

In Danish class I came across a cute way the Danes describe the way we go about our days.

Are you an A-menneske or a B-menneske? 148 more words