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Posted Date : 15-Jul-2018
  • Economics Terminology  
    Investment - The purchase of a security, such as a stock or bond.  
    Investment in capital resources - Business purchases of new plant and equipment.  
    Investment in human capital - An action taken to increase the productivity of workers.  These actions can include improving skills and abilities, education, health, or mobility of workers. 

    A Guide to Inventions and Discoveries

    Vitamins: (hypothesis of disease deficiency) Sir F. G. Hopkins, Casimir Funk, England, 1912; (vitamin A) Elmer V. McCollum, M. Davis, U.S., 1912-1914; (vitamin B) McCollum, U.S., 1915-1916; (thiamin, B1) Casimir Funk, England, 1912; (riboflavin, B2) D. T. Smith, E. G. Hendrick, U.S., 1926; (niacin) Conrad Elvehjem, U.S., 1937; (B6) Paul Gyorgy, U.S., 1934; (vitamin C) C. A. Hoist, T. Froelich, Norway, 1912; (vitamin D) McCollum, U.S., 1922; (folic acid) Lucy Wills, England, 1933.
    Razor: (safety, successfully marketed) King Gillette, U.S., 1901; (electric) Jacob Schick, U.S., 1928, 1931.

    PHILOSOPHICAL ISMS

    Each word with a suffix 'ism' represents a philosophical, political or moral doctrine or a belief system.
    noumenalism    belief in existence of         noumena
    nullibilism    denial that the soul exists     in space
    numenism    belief in local deities or         spirits
    objectivism    doctrine that all reality is     objective

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    Origin: mid 17th century: via late Latin from Greek sunastria, from sun- 'together' + astr, astr- 'star'.

    PROVERBS

    proverb - is a saying that makes a truth or piece of wisdom easier to remember e.g. a stitch in time saves nine 
    a stitch in time saves nine
     if you fix something or solve a problem imm diately you will save time later A stitch in time saves nine and it is better to spend some time becoming organized so that you will save time later. 
    too many cooks spoil the broth
     if too many people try to do something then often the job will not be done well There were four pe ple trying to fix the broken air conditioner but too many cooks spoil the broth and there were too many people to do a good job. 
    what is good for the goose is good for the gander
    what is good for one person should be good for another person as well If the small bedroom is good enough for me then it should also be good enough for my friend. What's good for the goose is good for the gander. 
    you can lead/take a horse to water but you can't make him drink
     you can give someone the opportunity to do something but you can't get him or her to do it if they do not want to The woman took her chi dren to the park but they were not interested in pla ing in the playground. You can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drink. 

    Collective Name   Animal

    flock    of    pigeons
    herd    of    yaks
     herd    of    zebras

    MANIA 

    (Uncontrolled obsession is called mania)
    achluomania     darkness
    acousticomania    noise
    acaromania    itching
    ablutomania    washing or bathing
    aceromania    sourness or sour things

    Tongue Twister

    Gnats are not now gnawing on the nuts at night.
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Posted Date : 14-Jul-2018
  • Economics Terminology  
    Total revenue - Selling price of a product multiplied by the quantity demanded.  
    Trade agreement - An international agreement on conditions of trade in goods and services.  

    Trade-off - Giving up some of one thing to get some of another thing.  
    Traditional economy - A mode of economic organization which borrows economic decisions made at an earlier time or by an earlier generation.

    PHILOSOPHICAL ISMS

    Each word with a suffix 'ism' represents a philosophical, political or moral doctrine or a belief system.
    parallelism    belief that matter and mind             don't interact but relate

    pejorism    severe pessimism

    perfectibilism    doctrine that humans capable         of becoming perfect

    perfectionism    doctrine that moral perfection         constitutes the highest value

     

    WORDS OF WISDOM
    Words with suffix 'sophy' and 'sopher' words have in common an etymological derivation from the Greek sophia, meaning 'wisdom'. They refer to an odd group of systems of knowledge and philosophical practices.
    hypnosophy    knowledge of phenomena relat        ing to sleep
    mysteriosophy    system of knowledge con            cerning secrets and mysteries
    morosophy    foolish pretence of wisdom
    misosophy    hatred of knowledge or wisdom

    An idiom a day, keeps  confusion away 

    Better than a stick in the eye
    If something is better than a stick in the eye, it isn't very good, but it is better than nothing.
    Below the belt
    If someone says something that is cruel or unfair, it is below the belt, like the illegal punches in boxing.
    Catch someone red-handed
    If someone is caught red-handed, they are found doing something wrong or illegal.
    Come to heel
    If someone comes to heel, they stop behaving in a way that is annoying to someone in authority and start being obedient.
    Do their dirty work
    Someone who does someone's dirty work, carries out the unpleasant jobs that the first person doesn't want to do. Someone who seems to enjoy doing this is sometimes known as a 'henchman'.

    MANIA 
    (Uncontrolled obsession is called mania)
    eromania    love, love-making
    erotomania    the erotic, eroticism
    fibriomania    fever (See also febrimania)
    Francomania    things French (See also                 Gallomania, Galiomania)
    frigomania    cold or cold things

     

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    Foodoir: A blend of 'food' and 'memoir'. An account of someone's life or personal experiences, with a strong emphasis on food, often including recipes and cookery advice.

    Words with a heart  
    set one's heart on -  to have as one's ambition to obtain; covet  
    take heart -  to become encouraged  

    Tongue Twister

    Quietly The Queen Quickly makes A Quilt 
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Posted Date : 13-Jul-2018
  • Economics Terminology  
    Earn - Receive payment (income) for productive efforts.  
    Economic growth - An increase in the total output of a nation over time.  Economic growth is usually measured as the annual rate of increase in a nation's real GDP.  
    Gross domestic product (GDP) - The value, expressed in dollars, of all final goods and services produced in a year.  
    Gross domestic product (GDP), real - GDP corrected for inflation.

    Exchange - Trading goods and services with others  for other goods and services or for money (also called trade).  When people exchange voluntarily, they expect to be better off as a result.  

    A Guide to Inventions and Discoveries

    Television: (Iconoscope-T.V. camera table) Vladimir Zworykin, U.S., 1923, and also kinescope (cathode ray tube) 1928; (mechanical disk-scanning method) successfully demonstrated by J.L. Baird, Scotland, C.F. Jenkins, U.S., 1926; (first all-electric television image) Philo T. Farnsworth, U.S., 1927; (color, mechanical disk) Baird, 1928; (color, compatible with black and white) George Valensi, France, 1938; (color, sequential rotating filter) Peter Goldmark, U.S., first introduced, 1951; (color, compatible with black and white) commercially introduced in U.S., National Television Systems Committee, 1953.

    PHILOSOPHICAL ISMS

    Each word with a suffix 'ism' represents a philosophical, political or moral doctrine or a belief system.
    somatism    materialism
    terminism    doctrine that there is a time             limit for repentance
    thanatism    belief that the soul dies with             the body
    thnetopsychis mbelief that the soul                 dies with the body, to be reborn         on day of judgement

    PROVERBS

    proverb - is a saying that makes a truth or piece of wisdom easier to remember e.g. a stitch in time saves nine 
    speak of the devil (and he appears)
    a person appears just when you are talking about him or her We were in the coffee shop talking about our friend when, speak of the devil, he suddenly appeared. 
    the thought that counts
     the good intentions behind an action or a gift are more important than the action or the gift itself The present that the man bought for his wife was not very expensive but it was the thought that counts and his wife was very happy. 
    what goes around comes around
     justice will be served and you will get what youd serve What goes around comes around and it is wise to maintain good relations with the pe ple who you work with. 

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    Recently-coined new words in English,  terms and expressions with their meaning. 
    Freemale : A woman who is happy to stay single and independent so that she can do what she wants when she wants.

    Names for Names

    anonym        person whose name is not given;         pseudonym
    antonym    word whose meaning is the oppo        site of a given word
    aptronym    name that suits its owner
    autonym    a writer's real name; work pub            lished under writer's own name

     

    Tongue Twister

    Young Yaks Like Yellow Yards
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Posted Date : 12-Jul-2018
  • Economics Terminology  
    Goods - Objects that can satisfy people's wants.  
    Government - National, state and local agencies that use tax revenues to provide goods and services for their citizens.  
    Households - Individuals and family units which, as consumers, buy goods and services from firms and, as resource owners, sell or rent productive resources to business firms.

    A Guide to Inventions and Discoveries

    Disease: (chemicals in treatment of) crusa ed by Philippus Paracelsus, 1527-1541; (germ theory) Louis Pasteur, France, 1862-1877.
    DNA: (deoxyribonucleic acid) Friedrich Meischer, Germany, 1869; (determination of double-helical structure) F. H. Crick, England and James D. Watson, U.S., 1953.
    Dye: (aniline, start of synthetic dye industry) William H. Perkin, England, 1856.

    WORDS OF WISDOM

    Words with suffix 'sophy' and 'sopher' words have in common an etymological derivation from the Greek sophia, meaning 'wisdom'. They refer to an odd group of systems of knowledge and philosophical practices.
    demonosopher    one who is inspired by             a demon or devil
    gastrosopher    a person skilled in matters of     eating
    gymnosophy    deep contemplation per            formed while naked

    PHILOSOPHICAL ISMS

    Each word with a suffix 'ism' represents a philosophical, political or moral doctrine or a belief system.
    nihilism    denial of all reality; extreme     scepticism

    nominalism    doctrine that naming         of things defines reality

    nomism        view that moral con                duct consists in obser            vance of laws

    An idiom a day, keeps  confusion away 

    Bite your tongue
    If you bite your tongue, you refrain from speaking because it is socially or otherwise better not to.
    Bits and bobs
    Bits and bobs are small, remnant articles and things- the same as 'odds and ends'.
    Come what may
    If you're prepared to do something come what may, it means that nothing will stop or distract you, no matter how hard or difficult it becomes.
    Drop the ball
    If someone drops the ball, they are not doing their job or taking their responsibilities seriously enough and let something go wrong.

    MANIA 

    (Uncontrolled obsession is called mania)
    electromania        electricity
    eleutheromania        freedom
    emetomania        vomiting
    enetomania        pins
    enissomania        attack or criticism
    enochlomania        crowds

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    Flame wa: A period during which angry or rude email messages are exchanged.

    Tongue Twister
    Naughty Norman Never Naps at Night
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Posted Date : 11-Jul-2018
  • Economics Terminology  
    Monetary policy - The objectives of the central bank in exercising its control over money, interest rates, and credit conditions.  The instruments of monetary policy are primarily open-market operations, reserve requirements, and the discount rate.  
    Money - Anything that is generally accepted as a medium of exchange with which to buy goods and services, a good that can be used to buy all other goods and services, that serves as a standard of value, and has a store of value. 

    A Guide to Inventions and Discoveries
    Thermodynamics: (first law: energy cannot be created or destroyed, only converted from one form to another) Julius von Mayer, Germany, 1842; James Joule, England, 1843; (second law: heat cannot of itself pass from a colder to a warmer body) Rudolph Clausius, Germany, 1850; (third law: the entropy of ordered solids reaches zero at the absolute zero of temperature)Walter Nernst, Germany, 1918.
    Tire, pneumatic: Robert W. Thompson, England, 1845; (bicycle tire) John B. Dunlop, Northern Ireland, 1888.

    Words with a heart  

    lose one's heart to  - to fall in love with  
    near or close to one's heart  - cherished or important  

    PHILOSOPHICAL ISMS

    Each word with a suffix 'ism' represents a philosophical, political or moral doctrine or a belief system.
    dualism    doctrine that the universe is             controlled by one good and             one evil force.
    diphysitism    belief in the dual nature of             Christ
    ditheism    belief in two equal gods, one         good and one evil

    PROVERBS
    proverb - is a saying that makes a truth or piece of wisdom easier to remember e.g. a stitch in time saves nine 
    pretty is as pretty does
     you should do pleasant things if you want pe ple to think that you are pleasant Pretty is as pretty does, I said to my friend and suggested that he should be more pleasant if he wants pe ple to like him. 

    sticks and stones may break my bones but names/words will never hurt me
    verbal insults will not physically hurt a person The little boy yelled "sticks and stones may break my bones but names will never hurt me," when the older boy started to call him bad names. 
    there is no accounting for taste
     it is difficult to understand why somebody likes something There is no accounting for taste I thought as I looked at the man in the red pants and the green shoes.

    MANIA 
    (Uncontrolled obsession is called mania)
    illyngomania        vertigo
    insectomania        insects
    iomania            poison
    Islamomania        Islam
    isolomania        solitude, being alone
    isopteromania        termites

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    synastry  [mass noun] Astrology compar son between the horoscopes of two or more people in order to determine their likely co patibility and relationship.

    Names for Names

    eponym    p    ersonal name from which anoth            er name is derived
    euonym    a     pleasing or beautiful name
    euonymous    appropriately named

    Tongue Twister

    Wayne went to Wales to watch walruses.
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Posted Date : 10-Jul-2018
  • Economics Terminology  
    Capital - All buildings, equipment and human skills used to produce goods and services.  
    Consumers - People whose wants are satisfied by consuming a good or a service.  
    Corporation - A legal entity owned by stockholders whose liability is limited to the value of their stock.  
    Criteria - Standards or measures of value that people use to evaluate what is most important. 

     

    Collective Name  Animal
    route        of    wolves
    warren        of    wombats
     fall        of    woodcocks
    descent        of    woodpeckers

    A Guide to Inventions and Discoveries
    Steamship: Claude de Jouffroy d'Abbans, France, 1783; James Rumsey, U.S., 1787; John Fitch, U.S., 1790; (high-pressure) Oliver Evans, U.S., 1804. All preceded Robert Fulton, U.S., 1807, credited with launching first commercially successful steamship.

    Stethoscope: René Laënnec, France, 1819.

    Sulfa drugs: (parent compound, para-aminobenzenesulfanomide) Paul Gelmo, Austria, 1908; (antibacterial activity) Gerhard Domagk, Germany, 1935.
    Superconductivity: (theory) John Bardeen, Leon Cooper, John Scheiffer, U.S., 1957.

    PHILOSOPHICAL ISMS

    Each word with a suffix 'ism' represents a philosophical, political or moral doctrine or a belief system.
    resistentialism        humorous theory that             inanimate objects dis            play malice towards                 humans
    romanticism        belief in sentimental                 feeling in artistic                 expression
    substantialism        belief that there is a                 real existence under                lying phenomena

    An idiom a day, keeps  confusion away 

    Ants in your pants
    If someone has ants in their pants, they are agitated or excited about something and can't keep still.
    Broken record
    When someone sounds like a broken record, they keep on repeating the same things. ('Stuck record' is also used.)
    Clean sheet
    When someone has a clean sheet, they have got no criminal record or problems affecting their reputation. In football and other sports, a goalkeeper has a clean sheet when let no goals in.
    Dull as ditchwater
    (UK) If something is as dull as ditchwater, it is incredibly boring. A ditch is a long narrow hole or trench dug to containwater, which is normally a dark, dirty colour and stagnant (when water turns a funny colour and starts to smell bad). (In American English,'things are 'dull as dishwater'.)

    MANIA 

    (Uncontrolled obsession is called mania)
    canceromania    cancer (Better: carcinomania)
    carcinomania    cancer (Preferable to cancero            mania)
    cardiomania    heart, the
    carnomania    meatBuzz Words
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      Funemployment : A blend of 'fun' and 'unemployed'. Someone who enjoys not having a job because they have more time for leisure and fun activities.

    Tongue Twister
     It didn't faze the thief to thieve in my face
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Posted Date : 09-Jul-2018
  • General Medical Experts
    There are different types of doctors who treat various medical conditions according to their specialization.
    Cardiac Electrophysiologist ~ Monitors and treats electrical activity of the heart and abnormal heart rhythm.

    Nuclear Cardiologist ~ Implements techniques related to nuclear medicine for diagnosing and treating various cardiac diseases.


    Collective Name  Animal
     sowse    of    lions
    troop    of    lions
    lounge    of    lizards
     herd    of    llamas
    plague    of    locusts

    A Guide to Inventions and Discoveries
    Conservation of electric charge: (the total electric charge of the universe or any closed system is constant) Benjamin Franklin, U.S., 1751-1754.
    Contagion theory: (infectious diseases caused by living agent transmitted from pe son to person) Girolamo Fracastoro, Italy, 1546.
    Cells: (word used to describe microscopic examination of cork) Robert Hooke, England, 1665; (theory: cells are common structural and functional unit of all living organisms) Theodor Schwann, Matthias Schleiden, 1838-1839.

    PROVERBS
    proverb - is a saying that makes a truth or piece of wisdom easier to remember e.g. a stitch in time saves nine 
    pot calls the kettle black
    someone criticizes somebody for a fault that they have themselves My friend always crit cizes me for being late but that is like the pot calling the kettle black. He himself is the one who is usually late. 
    spare the rod and spoil the child
    sometimes you must physically punish a child in order to teach him or her to behave properly The parents supported some physical punis ment for their children and believed that if you spare the rod you will spoil the child. 

    these things are sent to try us
    some difficulties appear in order to test our courage or patience The woman had very strong religious beliefs and although she faced many difficulties, she believed that those things were sent to try her and she continued on. 

    MANIA 
    (Uncontrolled obsession is called mania)
    neopharmamania    new drugs
    neomania    anything new
    nephomania    clouds
    noctimania    the night (Better nyctomania)
    nomatomania    names

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    Haycation :  A holiday or vacation spent on a farm.
    Hacktivist : A person who manipulates information on the internet in order to transmit a message, usually political.

    Tongue Twister
    Film Franny Flying Forward To France
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Posted Date : 08-Jul-2018
  • Facts about Animals!
    The sailfish is the fastest swimmer, reaching 109 km/h (68 mph). The slowest fish is the Sea Horse, which moves along at about 0.016 km/h (0.01 mph). The largest jellyfish ever caught measured 2.3 m (7'6") across the bell with a tentacle of 36 m (120 ft) long. Sharks are immune to all known diseases. New Zealand is home to 4 million people and 70 million sheep.

    Collective Name  Animal

     herd        of    wolves
    pack        of    wolves
    rout        of    wolves

    A Guide to Inventions and Discoveries

    Bridges: (suspension, iron chains) James Finley, Pa., 1800; (wire suspension) Marc Seguin, Lyons, 1825; (truss) Ithiel Town, U.S., 1820.
    Car radio: William Lear, Elmer Wavering, U.S., 1929, manufactured by Galvin Manufacturing Co., "Motorola."

    Words with a heart  
    heart of hearts-   the depths of one's conscience or emotions  
    heart of oak -  a brave person  

    An idiom a day, keeps  confusion away 
    All over Hell's half acre
    (USA) If you have been all over Hell's half acre, you have been traveling and visiting many more places than originally intended, usually because you were unsuccessful in finding what you were looking for. It can also be used to mean everywhere.
    Bread and butter
    Bread and butter issues are ones that affect people directly and in a very important way.
    Cock and bull story
    A cock and bull story is a lie someone tells that is completely unbelievable.
    Drop a bombshell
    If someone drops a bombshell, they announce something that changes a situation drastically and unexpectedly 

    Buzz Words

    Recently-coined new words in English,  terms and expressions with their meaning. 
    Flightmare : Blend of 'flight' and 'nightmare'. Unpleasant air travel experience (lost luggage, missed connections, etc.)

    Tongue Twister

    Excited Elephants Exercise With Energy
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Posted Date : 07-Jul-2018
  • Facts about Animals!
    The oldest breed of dog is the saluki. Cats have 32 muscles in each ear. The Chameleon can focus its eyes separately to watch two objects at once. A hippopotamus can stay under water for up to 30 minutes. There are about one billion cattle in the world of which 200 million are in India A dog was the first in space and a sheep, a duck and a rooster the first to fly in a hot air balloon. An annoyed camel will spit at a person.
    The world's smallest dog is the Chihuahua, which means "tiny dog in the sky." Pea crabs (the size of a pea) are the smallest crabs in the world. The pig is rated the fourth most intelligent animal but are mentioned only twice in the Bible In Denmark there are twice as many pigs as people. The South American giant anteater eats more than 30,000 ants a day.

    Collective Name  Animal
    herd        of    whales
    pod        of    whales
    school        of    whales
     plump        of    wildfowl

    PROVERBS
    proverb - is a saying that makes a truth or piece of wisdom easier to remember e.g. a stitch in time saves nine 
    silence gives consent
     saying nothing or not saying no to something means that you agree Silence gives consent and when nobody spoke at the meeting, the pri cipal thought that most people agreed with his proposal. 
    there is more than one way to skin a cat
     there is more than one way to do something When my father taught me a different way to do the painting I realized that there is more than one way to skin a cat.

    MANIA 

    (Uncontrolled obsession is called mania)
    caligynemania    beautiful women
    cacomania    ugliness
    cainomania    newness, novelty, change (See         also cainotomania)
    cainotomania    newness, novelty, change (See         also cainomania)

    Buzz Words

    Recently-coined new words in English,  terms and expressions with their meaning. 
    Flash mob: A crowd that gathers in a pre-determined place, performs an action then disperses very quickly. The mob is not told exactly what to do until just before the event.
    Flexitarian : A vegetarian who sometimes eats meat or fish.

    Tongue Twister
    Purple Pigs Play In the Puddles 
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Posted Date : 06-Jul-2018
  • Facts about Animals!
    The Basenji is the only dog that does not bark.
    Detectives have used snapping turtles to help them locate dead bodies.  The largest pig on record was a Poland-China hog named Big Bill, who weighed 2,552 lbs The giant cricket of Africa enjoys eating human hair. Nearly three percent of the ice in Antarctic glaciers is penguin urine. A newborn Chinese water deer is so small that it can almost be held in the palm of the hand. It's possible to lead a cow upstairs....but not dow stairs. A hippo can open its mouth mouth wide enough to fit a 4 foot child inside. A rhinoceros horn is made of compacted hair. Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds, dogs only have about 10. The catfish has over 27,000 taste buds, that makes the catfish rank #1 for animal having the most taste buds.

    Collective Name  Animal

     herd        of    walruses
    pod        of    walruses
     pack        of    weasels
    sneak        of    weasels
     gam        of    whales

    Words with a heart  

    have one's heart in one's mouth (or throat) -  to be full of apprehension, excitement, or fear  
    have one's heart in the right place- a) to be kind, thoughtful, or generous b)  to mean well

    PHILOSOPHICAL ISMS

    Each word with a suffix 'ism' represents a philosophical, political or moral doctrine or a belief system.
    transmigrationism    belief that soul passes         into other body at death

    trialism    doctrine that humans         have three separate         essences (body, soul,         spirit)

    tychism    theory that accepts role     of pure chance

    An idiom a day, keeps  confusion away 

    Bleeding edge
    Similar to 'cutting edge', this implies a technology or process that is at the forefront or beyond current practices. However, because it is unproven, it is often dangerous to use (hence the 'bleeding').
    Cut off your nose to spite your face
    If you cut off your nose to spite your face, you do something rash or silly that ends up making things worse for you, often because you are angry or upset.
    Don't stand there with curlers in your hair
    This means 'don't keep me waiting'. It's said to someone who is taking too long to get moving.

     

    Buzz Words
    Recently-coined new words in English,  terms and expressions with their meaning. 
    Oversharing: Providing too much information on the Internet (credit card details, personal information, etc.) especially through social network sites.

    Tongue Twister
    Umbrellas and Unicorns Upset Ursula 
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Posted Date : 05-Jul-2018
  • Facts about Animals!
    A platypus remains blind for 11 weeks after birth. A full grown giraffe's neck can weigh up to 500 pounds. Tunas will suffocate if they stop swi ming. They need a continual flow of water across their gills to breathe, even while they rest. A baby oct pus is about the size of a flea when it is born. A mole can dig a tunnel three hundred feet long in a single night.
    Squirrels can climb trees faster than they can run on the ground. Dairy cows can produce 25-30 gallons of saliva every day. A Candlefish is so oily that it was once burned for fuel. The Poison Arrow frog has enough poison to kill 2,200 people. By some unknown means, an iguana can end its own life. A snail's reproductive organs are in its head. Mosquitoes have 47 teeth.
     Beavers can hold there breath underwater for 45 minutes. A bear can run up to 30 mph. Flamingos are pink because there diet consists mainly of shrimp. A chameleon's tongue is as long than its body.

    PHILOSOPHICAL ISMS

    Each word with a suffix 'ism' represents a philosophical, political or moral doctrine or a belief system.
    panpsychism    theory that all nature         has a psychic side
    predestinarianism    belief that what ever         is to happen is already     fixed
    primitivism    doctrine that a simple         and natural life is moral    ly best

    PROVERBS

    proverb - is a saying that makes a truth or piece of wisdom easier to remember e.g. a stitch in time saves nine 
    money talks
    if you have lots of money you will be treated well, money can influence people We learned that money talks when the rich couple got a rese vation at the famous restaurant although we could not. 
    a nod is as good as a wink to a blind man
    hinting about something can be accepted wit out further explanation A nod is as good as a wink to a blind man so we decided to begin the project after our boss seemed to say that it was alright. 
    people who live in glass houses should not throw stones
     you should not complain about other people or criticize them unless you are perfect yourself The man always criticizes his friend for gossi ing about other people but people who live in glass houses should not throw stones. He always does the same thing himself. 

    Buzz Words

    Recently-coined new words in English,  terms and expressions with their meaning. 
    Hacktivist : A person who manipulates information on the internet in order to transmit a message, usually political.
    Noughties: The years between 2000 and 2009 which contain a 'nought' (zero), in the same way as other decades are called the 'thirties', 'sixties', etc 

     

    General Medical Experts
    There are different types of doctors who treat various medical conditions according to their specialization.
    Other Specializations
    Adolescent Medicine Practitioner ~ Provides medical care to adolescents.
    Physical Medicine and Rehab Practitioner ~ Helps in restoring the functional ability of the physically impaired people.

    Tongue Twister
    .  Cool Cats Can Cuddle With Clifford 
    (Repeat it loudly a few times to check   if you could say it fast, without a slip)

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Posted Date : 04-Jul-2018
  • World Currencies
    Here are the names and codes for most of the currencies in use today. Currencies marked * have been replaced by the European Euro.
    Code    Basic Currency Unit    Fractional             Unit (1:100)
    GRD*    Greek drachma        lepton
    HKD    Hong Kong dollar    cent
    HUF    Hungarian forint        fillér
    INR    Indian rupee        paisa
    IDR    Indonesian rupiah    sen
    IEP*    Irish punt        penny
    ILS    Israeli shekel        agora
    ITL*    Italian lira        centesimo
    JMD    Jamaican dollar        cent
    JPY    Japanese yen        sen (not used)
    LBP    Lebanese pound    piaster
    LUF*    Luxembourg franc    centime
    MYR    Malaysian ringgit    sen
    MXP    Mexican peso        centavo
    NZD    New Zealand dollar    cent
    NOK    Norwegian krone    øre
    PKR    Pakistani rupee        paisa
    PHP    Philippine peso        centavo
    PLZ    Polish zloty        grosz
    PTE*    Portugese escudo    centavo
    ROL    Romanian leu        ban
    SUR    Russian ruble        kopeck
    SAR    Saudi Arabian riyal    halala
    SGD    Singapore dollar    cent
    ZAR    South African rand    cent
    KRW    South Korean won    jeon
    ESP*    Spanish peseta        centimo
    SEK    Swedish krona        øre
    CHF    Swiss franc        centime
    TWD    Taiwan dollar        cent
    THB    Thai baht        satang
    TTD    Trinidad & Tobago dollar    cent
    TRL    Turkish lira        kurus
    VEB    Venezuelan bolivar    centimo
    VND    Vietnamese dong    xu

    PHILOSOPHICAL ISMS

    Each word with a suffix 'ism' represents a philosophical, political or moral doctrine or a belief system.
    psychopannychism    belief souls sleep from             death to resurrection
    psychotheism        doctrine that God is a             purely spiritual entity

    pyrrhonism    total or radical skepticism

    Buzz Words

    Recently-coined new words in English,  terms and expressions with their meaning. 
    Jumbrella : Blend of 'jumbo' and 'umbrella'. Very large umbrella set above tables outdoors at a coffee shop, pub or restaurant.

    MANIA 

    (Uncontrolled obsession is called mania
    orthomania    property
    ouranomania    heaven 
        (See also uranomania)

    General Medical Experts

    There are different types of doctors who treat various medical conditions according to their specialization.
    Dental
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon ~ Carries out surgeries for treatment of diseases, trauma and problems of the jaws, head, face and neck.

    Prosthodontist ~ Deals with treatment, restoration and replacement of teeth, implants, occlusion rehabilitation, etc.

    Tongue Twister

    .  He let himself be led to the place for the plays
    (Repeat it loudly a few times to check   if you could say it fast, without a slip)

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Posted Date : 03-Jul-2018
  • World Currencies
    Here are the names and codes for most of the currencies in use today. Currencies marked * have been replaced by the European Euro.
    Code    Basic Currency Unit    Fractional             Unit (1:100)
    AFA    Afghan afghani    pul
    DZD    Algerian dinar    centime
    USD    American dollar    cent
    ARP    Argentinian peso    centavo
    AUD    Australian dollar    cent
    ATS*    Austrian schilling    groschen
    BSD    Bahamian dollar    cent
    BEF*    Belgian franc    centime
    BRR    Brazilian real    centavo
    GBP    British pound    penny
    BGL    Bulgarian lev    stotinka
    CAD    Canadian dollar    cent
    CLP    Chilean peso    centesimo
    CNY    Chinese yuan renminbi    fen
    CYP*    Cyprus pound    cent
    CSK    Czech koruna    haler
    DKK    Danish krone    øre
    NLG*    Dutch guilder    cent
    EGP    Egyptian pound    piaster
    EUR    European Euro    cent
    FIM*    Finnish markka    penni
    FRF*    French franc    centime
    DEM*    German mark    pfennig

    Collective Name  Animal

     spring    of    teals
    ambush    of    tigers
    streak    of    tigers
     knot        of    toads
     hover    of    trout

    PROVERBS

    proverb - is a saying that makes a truth or piece of wisdom easier to remember e.g. a stitch in time saves nine 
    Prevention is better than cure
    It is better to be careful beforehand than to try to solve a problem after it has arisen.
     Rome was not built in a day
    Any great plan or big dream cannot be achieved overnight or easily.
    Robbing Peter to pay Paul
    ( this is quoted when one takes another loan to pay off an earlier loan ) taking from one to give another.
    Spare the rod and spoil the child
    A child who is not punished and showed the error of his ways will become unruly.

    Buzz Words
    Recently-coined new words in English,  terms and expressions with their meaning. 
    Tweeps     : Blend of 'Twitter' and 'peeps' (people).   Users who follow you on Twitter.

    PHILOSOPHICAL ISMS
    Each word with a suffix 'ism' represents a philosophical, political or moral doctrine or a belief system.
    interactionism    belief that mind and body act     on each other
    introspectionism    doctrine that knowledge of         mind must derive from intro        spection
    intuitionism    belief that the perception of         truth is by intuition
    irreligionism    system of belief that is hostile     to religions

    Tongue Twister

    Mary Makes Maps and Mittens On Monday 
    (Repeat it loudly a few times to check   if you could say it fast, without a slip)

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