Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Saturday, September 09, 2017

Multi-Dimensional Time

A clock from oddlysatisfying

The last Commercial Clipper Ship sailed the high seas till 1949

The Pamir clipper (or windjammer) was the last of its kind and worked the oceans as a forerunner of todays bulk carriers till 1949. Then it became a training ship for sailors. It sunk in mid-atlantic west of the azores in 1957. With a crew complement of 86 only 6 sailors survived. Wiki
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By Georges Jansoone (JoJan) - Own work (Own photo) - artwork by Yasmina, CC BY 3.0, Link

A weather front forming

Where is that sun ?

I once stayed up all night trying figure out where the sun went from Jokes

Back flips - so many

Girl does 11 backflips off an exercise ball. from UNBGBBIIVCHIDCTIICBG

Monday, August 21, 2017

Construction of giant lifting bridge next to M60 back on track after collapse last year

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."