Wednesday Word of the Day 5.31.17

Words are fun. I can sit and read the dictionary and be entertained for long periods of time. Anyone else, or is it just me? Today's Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Day is "tuile". Oxford's definition is, "A thin curved biscuit, typically made with almonds". Doesn't that sound delicious?! ... So I went poking around … Continue reading Wednesday Word of the Day 5.31.17

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Wednesday Word of the Day 5.24.17

This week's Wednesday Word of the Day comes from Merriam-Webster. Malleable (adj.) 1: capable of being extended or shaped by beating with a hammer or by the pressure of rollers 2 a: capable of being altered or controlled by outside forces or influences b: having a capacity for adaptive change Examples "Lead is indidiously useful. … Continue reading Wednesday Word of the Day 5.24.17

Wednesday Word Of The Day 5.17.17

Wednesday Word of the Day (from dictionary.com/wordoftheday):  zugzwang noun. in chess, a situation in which a player is limited to moves that cost pieces or have a damaging positional effect. ... Oirigin of zugzwang: Zugzwang in German means "compulsion to move," originally a technical term in chess for a situation in which one if forced … Continue reading Wednesday Word Of The Day 5.17.17