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Word of the Day



Definition: (adjective) Tastelessly showy.
Synonyms:flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, trashy, brassy, cheap
Usage:It was a tawdry affair, all Cupids and cornucopias, like a third-rate wedding-cake. Discuss. Play

Daily Grammar Lesson


The Subject

The subject is the person or thing doing, performing, or controlling the action of the verb. Every sentence requires a subject and a verb to be complete—with one exception. What is it? More... Discuss

Article of the Day


The Wakhan Corridor

In the late 19th century, Western adventurers who had explored beyond India's frontiers brought back thrilling tales, exaggerating Russian activity in Central Asia and sparking British interest in the area. The rivalry that developed between Russia and Britain—known as the Great Game—resulted in the creation of the Wakhan Corridor, a buffer zone between the two empires. The rugged, highly remote stretch now links northeastern Afghanistan with China. How many people live in the Wakhan Corridor? More... Discuss

This Day in History


Young Readers Get Their First Taste of Paddington Bear (1958)

Michael Bond first introduced Paddington Bear to the world in his 1958 children's book A Bear Called Paddington. Paddington, a polite immigrant bear from Darkest Peru, is taken in by the Brown family after they find him in a London train station. A variety of books feature the well-meaning bear, whose adventures have sold more than 30 million copies worldwide. An award-winning TV show helped the series retain its popularity well into the 1990s. What inspired Brown to create Paddington? More... Discuss

Today's Birthday


Rudolf Ludwig Karl Virchow (1821)

A German pathologist, anthropologist, and statesman, Virchow contributed to nearly every branch of medical science, was a member of the Prussian lower house and later the Reichstag, and was a leader of the liberal party opposed to Bismarck. He coined the terms "thrombosis" and "embolism" and supported emerging ideas on cell division and metabolism. Despite his many contributions, which earned him the appellation "Father of Modern Pathology," he rejected the notion that what causes diseases? More... Discuss

Quotation of the Day

History is made by men, but they do not make it in their heads. The ideas that are born in their consciousness play an insignificant part in the march of events. History is dominated and determined by the tool and the production—by the force of economic conditions.

Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) Discuss


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Grammar Quiz

Complete this sentence using correct adverb order: “He sang beautifully _______ every night.”

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adj. Appropriate to a villain, as in wickedness or depravity
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in a bad way

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Today's Holiday


International Cervantes Festival

Spanish novelist, poet, and playwright QoGoer Boys Swim Trunks, Kids 3D Graphic Quick Dry Board Shorts (1547-1616), best known for Don Quixote (1605), is honored in a three-week festival held in Guanajuato, Mexico, featuring orchestral music, opera, theater, dance, film and folklore. Although most festival events are held in the Teatro Juarez and the Teatro Principal, amateur Mexican actors often give street performances of Cervantes's famous one-act plays in the Plaza de San Roque. Various musical performances are a popular attraction, as are art exhibits, children's theater, and folkloric dance ensembles. More... Discuss


Idiom of the Day

have the mouth of a sailor

To have a tendency or proclivity to use coarse, rude, or vulgar language. More... Discuss
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