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Word Nerd: Jollification

Jollification is any joyous diversion or festivity. Jollification is a combination of jolly and -fication which is a word-forming element meaning "a making or causing"and it appears to have been first used in or around 1809-1810. It's said that jollification's shortened form of jolly led to phrase "get one's jollies", which is apt and hilarious.… Continue reading Word Nerd: Jollification

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International Women’s Day – Here’s to Strong Women

Here's to strong women. May we know them, may we be them, may we raise them. International Women's Day is a day to recognize and celebrate all of the women in your life and in this world. All of the women who are making their marks in this world and who have blazed trails in… Continue reading International Women’s Day – Here’s to Strong Women

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Word Nerd: Sempiternal

Sempiternal means of never-ending duration or eternal, everlasting and unchanging. Sempiternal derives from the Latin semper (always) and from the the Latin sempiternus (everlasting). While eternal and sempiternal are often used the same way, philosophically they differ since eternal is used to describe something that is infinite outside the bounds of time while sempiternal is… Continue reading Word Nerd: Sempiternal