The History of the Universe in 200 Words or Less


“We are an impossibility in an impossible universe.”. (Ray Bradbury)

The History of the Universe in 200 Words or Less, by Eric Schulman.

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Word Spy


Word Spy, or “The Word Lover’s Guide to Modern Culture” by Paul McFedries, defines itself as a “site dedicated to recently coined words and existing words revived into modern usage.”.
In fact, this research reveals an unexpectedly sophisticated point of view over reality.

Look, for example, expressions as :
type-in traffic, or acoustic snooping, or ICE-number.

Or, last but not least, retrosexual:
“A man with an undeveloped aesthetic sense who spends as little time and money as possible on his appearance and lifestyle.”.

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For everything there is a season


“Looking for the meaning or origin of a phrase, saying or idiom?”
Here it is: the phrase finder. For everything there is a season.

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From Jennifer Wagner, a beautiful site dedicated to the learning of the Indo-European Languages.

There are tutorials for twelve languages.
A lean, tidy, concise and rigorous work. Respect.

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