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This afternoon, one of my friends was telling a group of us about her grandson and his latest exploits. We marveled at how young children are such enthusiastic supporters of the notion that they are the center of the universe. 122 more words

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Words of the Week 12/2015 – George Bernard Shaw

Words of the Week 12/2015

George Bernard Shaw

George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950) was an Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics. 79 more words

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ASCETIC *

as·cet·ic \ə-ˈse-tik, a-\

ascetic  – noun

ascetic  adjective

ascetical – adjective

ascetically adverb

asceticism - noun

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PALIMPSEST

palimpsest
noun pa·limp·sest \ˈpa-ləm(p)-ˌsest, pə-ˈlim(p)-\

1: a very old document on which the original writing has been erased and replaced with new writing… 85 more words

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Words of the Week 10/2015 – Friedrich Nietzsche

Words of the Week 10/2015

Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (15 October 1844 – 25 August 1900) was a German philologist, philosopher, cultural critic, poet and composer. 21 more words

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Words of the Week 9/2015 - Johnny Depp

Words of the Week 9/2015

Johnny Depp

John Christopher “Johnny” Depp II (born June 9, 1963) is an American actor, producer, and musician. He has won the… 143 more words

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Words of the Week 8/2015 - Anne Frank

Words of the Week 8/2015

Anne Frank

Annelies Marie “Anne” Frank (12 June 1929 – early March 1945) was a diarist and writer. She was one of the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust. 173 more words

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