Word Nerd

Word Nerd:Polychromatic

Polychromatic is having or exhibiting a variety of colors. Polychromatic was first used in 1841 and derives from the Greek polychrōmatos which is a combination of poly- (many) and chromatic (pertaining to color or colors). Polychromatic is a bright, vibrant, thoroughly colorful word, per it's definition. Oh yes, there are plenty of colors that are… Continue reading Word Nerd:Polychromatic

Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 260 – The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become

“The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become.” ~ Unknown Two wrongs never make a right, nor do two negative people make for a positive life... "The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become." Life has been heavy and it feels like its… Continue reading Monday Mantra 260 – The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become

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Word Nerd:Misogyny

Misogyny means a hatred of women who don't act in accordance with patriarchal beliefs about how women should think and behave. Misogyny derives from the Greek misein (to hate) and gynē (woman) and misogyny was first used in 1656 . It's a real disservice to leave the definition of misogyny at simply a hatred of… Continue reading Word Nerd:Misogyny

Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 259 – Relax. Nothing is under control

“Relax. Nothing is under control.” ~ Adi Da Samraj Control is truly an illusion, at least so far as everything outside our own reactions is concerned... "Relax. Nothing is under control." Mercury is retrograde once again, and yet despite all of the warnings given about fearing it, there is actually little to really dislike about… Continue reading Monday Mantra 259 – Relax. Nothing is under control

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Word Nerd:Illecebrous

Illecebrous is captivatingly beautiful, alluring, enticing. Illecebrous is a fairly archaic and obsolete word that derives from the Latin illecere (to entice) and -ous. Illecebrous appeared in the 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary. Illecebrous is quite the mouthful of a word, though there is certainly a lovely allure to such a word, especially to a… Continue reading Word Nerd:Illecebrous

Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 258 – We can’t be so desperate for love that we forget where we can always find it; within

“We can't be so desperate for love that we forget where we can always find it; within.” ~ Alexandra Ella Love can drive one mad, but only if one is out of touch with love... "We can't be so desperate for love that we forget where we can always find it; within." Love is life's… Continue reading Monday Mantra 258 – We can’t be so desperate for love that we forget where we can always find it; within