November 21st, 2014

QOTD – 21.11.14

Power takes as ingratitude the writhing of its victims.
- Rabindranath Tagore

November 21st, 2014

debouch

(esp of troops) To move into a more open space, as from a narrow or concealed place.

November 20th, 2014

QOTD – 20.11.14

Manners must adorn knowledge and smooth its way through the world.
- Lord Chesterfield

November 20th, 2014

bumbershoot

An umbrella.

November 19th, 2014

QOTD – 19.11.14

All really great lovers are articulate, and verbal seduction is the surest road to actual seduction.
- Marya Mannes

November 19th, 2014

abhenry

A unit of inductance equal to one billionth of a henry.

November 18th, 2014

QOTD – 18.11.14

The hardest thing about prize fighting is picking up your teeth with a boxing glove on.
- Kin Hubbard

November 18th, 2014

osmidrosis

The secretion of ill-smelling sweat.

November 17th, 2014

QOTD – 17.11.14

Saving is a very fine thing, especially when your parents have done it for you.
- Winston Churchill

November 17th, 2014

Fructidor

The twelfth month of the French Revolutionary calendar.