Id•i•o•glos•si•a

(n.) a private form of  speech invented by one child or by children who are in close contact, as twins

Quad•ra•ge•nar•i•an

(adj.) a person who is 40 years old or whose age falls between 40 and 50

po•ly•lemm•a

(n.) a choice involving multiple undesirable options

logo•phile

(n.) one who loves words

de•gust

(v.) to taste or savor appreciatively

Pro•rogue

(v.) to defer or postpone.

Re-ful-gent

(adj.) shining brightly, radiant; gleaming

camp•an•ol•ogy

(n.) the art or study of bell-ringing or making bells.

Vi•ra•go

(noun) A loud-voiced, ill-tempered, scolding woman.

Ur•ban•i•ty

(n) refined courtesy or politeness; suavity

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The collectiion: Books



The Collector - Nora Roberts

When professional house-sitter Lila Emerson witnesses a murder/suicide from her current apartment-sitting job, life as she knows it takes a dramatic...

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Today in history

Birth of a Rolling Stone and a premiere of a classic


On December 18 in: 1777, The United States celebrates its first Thanksgiving, marking the recent victory by the Americans over British forces in the Battle...

Word of the day

Ful•min•ate

(verb) to complain loudly or angrily

Kids cook



Roasted Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons

The flavor of the freshly roasted tomatoes in this soup makes it so much tastier than store-bought. (Look for tomatoes marked "RIPE" they are often on...

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2

It’s great to be Spider-Man (Andrew Garfield). For Peter Parker, there’s no feeling quite like swinging between skyscrapers, embracing being the hero...

Quotation of the day

Judy Garland

Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.

Interesting things

Dronestagram


Ever hear of Dronestagram? It's dedicated to videos and photographs taken with drones.

The collection: Music



Ledges - Noah Gundersen

2014 release from the singer/songwriter. At the tender age of 24, Noah Gundersen is already a young veteran who recorded his first album on his dad...

Science fair



T.P. Shooters

You can use ping pong balls or marshmallows as amo for these cool shooters.What you will need:2 toilet-paper tubes (or 1 paper-towel tube, cut in half...
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