March 29th, 2015

hecatomb

(In ancient Greece or Rome) any great public sacrifice and feast, originally one in which 100 oxen were sacrificed

March 28th, 2015

QOTD – 28.03.15

Writing books is the closest men ever come to childbearing.
- Norman Mailer

March 28th, 2015

hebetude

Mental dullness or lethargy.

March 27th, 2015

QOTD – 27.03.15

To be a surrealist … means barring from your mind all remembrance of what you have seen, and being always on the lookout for what has never been.
- Rene Magritte

March 27th, 2015

hebdomad

A rare word for week.

March 26th, 2015

QOTD – 26.03.15

Conscience is the inner voice which warns us that someone may be looking.
- H L Mencken

March 26th, 2015

harbinger

A person or thing that announces or indicates the approach of something; forerunner.

March 25th, 2015

QOTD – 25.03.15

The more the data banks record about each one of us, the less we exist.
- Marshall McLuhan

March 25th, 2015

habitus

(Medicine) general physical state, esp with regard to susceptibility to disease.

March 24th, 2015

QOTD – 24.03.15

For the happiest life, days should be rigorously planned, nights left open to chance.
- Mignon McLaughlin