Sunday, May 30, 2010


Quote of the Week

The shifts of Fortune test the reliability of friends.

Cicero, De Amicitia
Roman author, orator, & politician (106 BC - 43 BC)

Saturday, May 29, 2010


Dictionary Corner # 59

Plebiscite – noun

A vote made by all members of an electorate on an important public issue.

- DERIVATIVES plebiscitary adjective

- ORIGIN French plebiscite

Friday, May 21, 2010


Quote of the Week

It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.

James Thurber
US author, cartoonist, humorist, & satirist (1894 - 1961)

Thursday, May 20, 2010


The Flip Flop Test

Your Flip Flops Say You're Relaxed

You are super laid back and peaceful. Not much disturbs you.

You're content with what you have in life, and you can't stand feeling worked up.

A lot of good things tend to come your way in life...

You're not too busy or stressed to let an opportunity pass you by.

Your ideal warm weather place: Hawaii

The Flip Flop Test

Friday, May 14, 2010


Quote of the Week

You cannot plough a field by turning it over in your mind.

Author Unknown

Friday, May 07, 2010


Quote of the Week

Humour is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humour; for a subject which will not bear raillery is suspicious, and a jest which will not bear serious examination is false wit.

Greek critic, philosopher, physicist, & zoologist (384 BC - 322 BC)