Month: July 2019
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Virginia’s official state motto is “Sic Semper Tyrannis” (Thus Always to Tyrants). The Latin motto appears on the state seal and flag of Virginia.
More about Virginia: Virginia is the oldest of the 13 original colonies. Virginia’s capital, Richmond, is among the country’s oldest cities. The Virginia General Assembly is the oldest continuous law-making body in the New World.
loose wood, matting, or similar material used to keep a cargo in position in a ship’s hold.
a person’s belongings, especially those brought on board ship.
“I’m your huckleberry.”
Raymond Kertezc is a fictional Poet included in the Minnesota_Multiphasic_Personality_Inventory assessment, survey or test as a control question to help determine if the respondent is actually paying attention to the test questions.
There are many articles and a few blogs either about our esteemed poet, his purpose, or even some blogs and poetry attributed to Mr. Kertezc.
I’d suggest the diligent student might wish to search Google for the latest ‘sightings’, references, and poetry attributed to Raymond Kertezc Google Search for Raymond Kertezc
A skilled American racecar driver, Rickenbacker entered World War I as a driver but soon became a fighter pilot. He shot down 26 enemy aircraft, earning the Congressional Medal of Honor and the moniker “Ace of Aces.” After a failed foray into automobile manufacturing, he ran several airlines for General Motors and eventually acquired one of them. In 1942, his plane was lost while on a tour of military bases in the Pacific, and he was presumed dead, but he was rescued after 24 days adrift?
Lurk Moar is a phrase used by image board and forums posters alike to inform other users they need to post less and study the community before posting again. The phrase can generally be used as a euphemism in a derogatory sense so as to inform users they are not wanted/welcomed, but may also be intended as legitimate advice for new users.
“I’d rob a bank if I could. The juice is worth the squeeze.”
Adoxography is a term coined in the late 19th century, and means “fine writing on a trivial or base subject”. It was a form of rhetorical exercise “in which the legitimate methods of the encomium are applied to persons or objects in themselves obviously unworthy of praise, as being trivial, ugly, useless, ridiculous, dangerous or vicious”
The bittersweetness of having arrived in the future, seeing how things turn out, but not being able to tell your past self.
An advertising slogan.
Synonyms: saying, quotation, quote, slogan, motto, catchword, watchword, byword, buzzword, tag line, mantra
the tendency to give up trying to talk about an experience because people are unable to relate to it—whether through envy or pity or simple foreignness—which allows it to drift away from the rest of your life story