Sunday, August 13, 2017

The Meaning of A Word - Niggardliness

miserly

"Clipped from: https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/niggardly

--- miserly, stingy ---


Clipped from:
"had once noted the ‘niggardliness’ of those who built the old Ancoats back-to-backs"

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

SPRUIKED - Meaning of a word

SPRUIKED - Meaning of a word

Friday, June 30, 2017

9:07 AM

Clipped from: https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/spruik#English

To promote a thing or idea to another person.

 

Clipped from: http://www.news.com.au/national/politics/snowy-hydro-20-pm-hails-renewable-energy-ahead-of-power-price-spike-from-july-1/news-story/6327d56bf3fc9d6abca46a88715a9aee

"The Prime Minister spruiked the renewable energy facility's ability to provide low-cost power today as he announced that work would begin on a planned expansion in two weeks."

Saturday, August 05, 2017

ENSCONCED – Meaning of a word

ENSCONCED – Meaning of a word

Friday, August 4, 2017

8:51 AM

 

Adjective
ensconced
 Placed in a secure environment.
 Settled comfortably.

 

https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/ensconced#English

 

Clipped from: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-40749476

"Amar was ensconced in the family's thriving new printing business in Delhi and Agra."

 

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Calderstones in south Liverpool

Monday, September 17, 2012

Land Rovers Modified Beefed up

Beefed up Land Rovers

Land Rover Big Wheels 1

We saw these really beefed up Landrovers on a quiet country road in Scotland.

Land Rover Big Wheels 2

The one above has skilfully been engineered with the addition of over sized wheels and the one below someone somehow has managed to get some smart caterpillar tracks on what where the wheels so they both must really be able to go nearly anywhere.

Land Rover Catapillar Tracks

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