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Monday, February 28, 2005

Here is a tough word: Toxoplasmosis

Saul_relative has a blog where he mentions the sickness. He however does not go into explaining what it is. I did a search on A9 and got a page from kidshealth.org. Here is a snipped: Signs and Symptoms: Toxoplasmosis is an infection that passes from animals to humans, sometimes without causing any... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, February 25, 2005

LIve Under Constant Threat

You know what Damocles' Sword is, right? Here is a photo version of it: More from Yellow Dog Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, February 19, 2005

New Words For The Workplace

I don't think I'd be using any of these for the next three or five years. But I think you'll need 'em. NEW WORDS FOR 2005: Essential additions for the workplace vocabulary 1. BLAMESTORMING: Sitting around in a group, discussing why a deadline was missed or a project failed, and who was responsible.... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, February 16, 2005

Phishing

"Phishing" I thought is a new spelling for "fishing". So did Dictionary.Com. When I went to this website earlier to look for the meaning of "phishing", it said "No results for 'phishing'. Did you mean 'fishing'?" It turns out that "phishing" is like "fishing" within the World Wide Web. Check this... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, February 11, 2005

On Wine and Water

An informative snippet about wine and water. Link: JIMMY AKIN.ORG: Water & Wine. Indeed the definition of immoderate drinker in Greco-Roman culture was not one that drank to much, but rather one that drank unwatered wine. The implication being that if you did that you were too uncivilized to know... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, February 9, 2005

How Good Is Your Latin?

BBC Online has a Latin quiz that you just might want to try. Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, February 7, 2005

A Daily Word Website

Have you seen WordSmith.Org. It offers a great service by putting out blogs on a word each day. Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, February 2, 2005

Here is a difficult word: Orchiectomy

It is the medical term for CASTRATION Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, January 24, 2005

Demon Possession

I was going through Google for articles about "Demonic Possession" and found quite a few that are interesting. A lot of the weekday Gospel readings mention demon possessions and wondered how this is talked about in the web where one finds a lot of unpublished materials on any topic. So I did try... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, January 12, 2005

Blogging: You Might Consider This The Next Time You Say "Blog"

Take it from J. Henning of Perseus Development Corp. When you say "blog" most people think of the most popular weblogs, which are often updated multiple times a day and which by definition have tens of thousands of daily readers. These make up the tip of a very deep iceberg: prominently visible, but... Sign in to see full entry.

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