September 14th, 2014

QOTD – 14.09.14

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
- George Herbert

September 14th, 2014

ageusia

Lack of the sense of taste.

September 13th, 2014

QOTD – 13.09.14

A poem is a form of refrigeration that stops language going bad.
- Peter Porter

September 13th, 2014

qha

(Xhosa) Only, that’s it (the q is pronounced as a soft click).

September 12th, 2014

QOTD – 12.09.14

I know that poetry is indispensable, but to what I couldn’t say.
- Jean Cocteau

September 12th, 2014

sika

(Xhosa) To cut, cutting (onomatopoeic).

September 11th, 2014

QOTD – 11.09.14

Meow means ‘woof’ in cat.
- George Carlin

September 11th, 2014

dina

(Xhosa) To tire or bore.

September 10th, 2014

QOTD – 10.09.14

If God had meant us to walk around naked, he would never have invented the wicker chair.
- Erma Bombeck

September 10th, 2014

idyasi kamkhwenyana

(Xhosa) Condom. From “idyasi” (jacket) and “kamkhwenyana” (son-in-law’s).