Greek Happiness 04

Word Crush: Greek Words That Perfectly Describe What True Happiness Is

South African

To confess that you’re in a ‘dwaal’ in South Africa is to say that you’re feeling a bit brain-dead, that you drifted off for a moment and missed whatever it is you were supposed to be focusing on.

Som när jag blev vegan.

I think we can all admit to thinking we’re pretty smart. But how to prove it? Opportunities to prove the efficiency of

Nerd Word of the Week: Palaver ~ prolonged and idle discussion. As in: The two had a standing appointment for coffee and palaver.

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Nerd Word of the Week: Purloin ~ to steal (something). As in: The sneaky bugger purloined half a dozen wallets that day.

Nerd Word of the Week: Purloin ~ to steal (something). As in: The sneaky bugger purloined half a dozen wallets that day.

Nerd Word of the Week: Douceur (pronounced "do-ser") ~ a financial inducement (gratuity or bribe). As in: He hid the douceur in plain site, carrying the briefcase to his office with none of his coworkers the wiser.

Nerd Word of the Week: Douceur (pronounced "do-ser") ~ a financial inducement (gratuity or bribe). As in: He hid the douceur in plain site, carrying the briefcase to his office with none of his coworkers the wiser.

Nerd Word of the Week: Lutaceous ~ pertaining to or made of mud. As in: The only color in the lutaceous landscape lay in puddles of water that reflected the brilliant blue sky above.

Nerd Word of the Week: Lutaceous ~ pertaining to or made of mud. As in: The only color in the lutaceous landscape lay in puddles of water that reflected the brilliant blue sky above.

Nerd Word of the Week: Coprolite ~ a piece of fossilized dung. As in: In some circles, pond slime is a delicacy and coprolite is made into jewelry.

Nerd Word of the Week: Coprolite ~ a piece of fossilized dung. As in: In some circles, pond slime is a delicacy and coprolite is made into jewelry.

Nerd Word of the Week: Ruche ~ a pleated, fluted, or gathered strip of fabric (noun) or to gather fabric in a repeating pattern to make a pleat or ruffle (verb). As in: Ruched in all the right places, the satin dress accentuated her hips.

Nerd Word of the Week: Ruche ~ a pleated, fluted, or gathered strip of fabric (noun) or to gather fabric in a repeating pattern to make a pleat or ruffle (verb). As in: Ruched in all the right places, the satin dress accentuated her hips.

Nerd Word of the Week: Insensate ~ lacking physical sensation. As in: A few moments barefoot left the cuffs of her pajamas stiff and her diminutive toes insensate.

Nerd Word of the Week: Insensate ~ lacking physical sensation. As in: A few moments barefoot left the cuffs of her pajamas stiff and her diminutive toes insensate.

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