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Word of the Day
|Definition:||A railroad employer who is in charge of a railway yard.|
|Synonyms:||train dispatcher, trainmaster|
Idiom of the Day
|To have a firm, clear understanding or determination of something.|
MaskalMaskal is a Christian festival in Ethiopia to commemorate what is believed to have been the finding of the True Cross, the cross on which Christ was crucified. In communities throughout the nation, a tall pole called a demara is set up and topped with a cross. Families place smaller demaras against the big one, and in the evening they are made into a huge bonfire. Religious ceremonies are performed around the bonfire, with songs and dancing. The ashes of the burned-out fire are considered holy, and the people place the powder of the ashes on their foreheads. More...
Quote of the Day
I don't like compliments, and I don't see why a man should think he is pleasing a woman enormously when he says to her a whole heap of things that he doesn't mean.
Today's topic: sick