Tuesday, August 11, 2009

 

Dictionary Corner #48

Calendar – noun
1. A chart or series of pages showing the days, weeks, and months of a particular year.
2. A system by which the beginning, length, and subdivisions of the year are fixed.
3. A list of special days, events, or activities.

- DERIVATIVES calendrical adjective
- ORIGIN from Latin kalendae




Not to be confused with ...

Calender – noun

A machine in which cloth or paper is pressed by rollers to glaze or smooth it.

- ORIGIN French calendre

Comments:
Brilliant! Can't wait for the stationary vs stationery segment.
 
Good idea! Keep an eye for it in the future. :-)
 
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