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Definition: (noun) An agreement, as between lovers, to meet at a certain time and place.
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Daily Grammar Lesson


Periods with Abbreviations

While the period is most commonly used to mark the end of a sentence, it is also used to mark abbreviations. In addition to standard abbreviations (words that are shortened by omitting one or more letters), there are also three sub-categories that can use periods. What are they? More... Discuss

Article of the Day


The Orchid

The unusually large orchid family consists of some 450 genera and at least 10,000 species. Orchids grow most abundantly in tropical and subtropical forests and are among the most highly prized ornamental plants. Since being imported from the Bahamas to Britain in the 18th century, these flowers have been cultivated for their commercial value and have been successfully hybridized and variegated. Their name comes from the Greek word orkhis—or "testicle"—after the appearance of what feature? More... Discuss

This Day in History


Bob Marley Succumbs to Cancer at Age 36 (1981)

Born in a small Jamaican village and raised in the slums of Kingston's Trench Town, Marley overcame tremendous hardship to become a groundbreaking singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He propelled reggae to worldwide popularity, creating music that reflects his commitment to nonviolence and the Rastafarian religion. In 1975, Marley released "No Woman, No Cry," a song that brought him international fame. Marley was diagnosed with cancer in 1977 but refused the recommended medical treatment. Why? More... Discuss

Today's Birthday


Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux (1827)

Carpeaux was a French sculptor and painter whose works demonstrate his interests in movement and baroque art. Initially a student under Francois Rude, Carpeaux won the Prix de Rome in 1854 and then studied the works of Michelangelo, Donatello, and Verrocchio in Rome. In 1861, he made a bust of Princess Mathilde, which brought him several commissions from Napoleon III, and became a favorite of the court. Why did La Danse, his sculpture on the facade of the Paris Opera, create a scandal? More... Discuss

Quotation of the Day

It is best to love wisely, no doubt; but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.

William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863) Discuss


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Which adverb of time cannot appear at the beginning of a sentence?

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n. any of several families of mostly small beetles that feed on plants and plant products
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Today's Holiday


Frost Saints' Days

These three consecutive days in May mark the feasts of St. Mammertus, St. Pancras, and St. Servatus. In the wine-growing districts of France, a severe cold spell occasionally strikes at this time of year, inflicting serious damage on the grapevines; some in rural France have believed that it is the result of their having offended one of the three saints, who for this reason are called the "frost saints." French farmers have been known to show their displeasure over a cold snap at this time of year by flogging the statues and defacing the pictures of Mammertus, Pancras, and Servatus. More... 10x Volvo Plastic Trim Clips- For Bumpers, Sills, Shields Covers


Idiom of the Day

take a bawling out

To receive a very severe rebuke, chastisement, or scolding (from someone). More... Discuss
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