Quote of The Day

21 March 2018

"Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough."
- Og Mandino

22 March 2018

"Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

23 March 2018

"What you do today can improve all your tomorrows."
-Ralph Marston

24 March 2018

"In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can."
- Nikos Kazantzakis

25 March 2018

"Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later."
- Og Mandino

26 March 2018

“The world isn’t split into death eaters. We’ve all got both light and dark sides inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on."
- Sirius Black

27 March 2018

"A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others."
- Ayn Rand

Word of The Day

21 March 2018

Malarkey
məˈlärkē
noun

Meaningless talk; Nonsense

You might feel strongly that your friend's excuses for not coming to your birthday party are just a bunch of malarkey

22 March 2018

Imperturbable
impərˈtərbəb(ə)l
adjective

Marked by extreme calm; serene

Tom managed to remain imperturbable even though the conversation was about politics!

23 March 2018

Scalawag
'skali,wag
noun

A person who behaves badly but in an amusingly mischievous rather than harmful way; a rascal.

Bart Simpson may be the most beloved scalawag in the United States.

24 March 2018

Tumult
ˈt(y)o͞oˌməlt
noun

A loud, confused noise especially one caused by large mass of people.

A large tumult rang out, attracting the attention of police and media.

25 March 2018

Quibble
ˈkwibəl
noun

A slight objection or criticism

My only quibble is that some comments - criticisms and praise - remain unchanged year to year

26 March 2018

Frangible
ˈfranjəbəl
adjective

Fragile; brittle.

Something that's fragile is breakable. You might scold your sister, "Hey, don't throw that plate like a Frisbee! It's frangible!"

27 March 2018

Disabuse
disəˈbyo͞oz
verb

Persuade (someone) that an idea or belief is mistaken.

Many teachers of health find that when they teach, they spend as much energy disabusing kids of false beliefs as they do giving them facts.