Anyone else get extremely frustrated whenever you see, particularly on facebook, that kind of language? It sends me in to a torrent of rage. Yet I’m guilty of that exact same thing, ironically of course, there’s a difference. 458 more words
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The Latin word cibus meant ‘food,’ and that’s why the abbreviation cib. in a medicinal prescription means ‘food.’ For the Romans, cibus also meant ‘fodder,’ which is to say ‘food for animals,’ and that sense has continued in the word’s Spanish descendant, … 190 more words
Being wise and knowing is not constrained by naivety and lack of cleverness, words and worldliness; but, instead by narrow-mindedness, obstinacy, foolhardiness and resistance to progression.
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HAVE YOU EVER PLAYED TABOO?
I’m quite sure most of you are familiar with this wonderful game. Just in case, I will briefly describe how it is played under its usual rules and later, how I have upgraded it to get the most out of it. 423 more words