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Definition: (noun) A jumble; a hodgepodge.
Synonyms:patchwork, melange, ragbag
Usage:Inside the chest, he found a gaudy gallimaufry of old dresses, feathers, and sequins. Discuss. Play

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Expressing Inequality Using "As … As"

One way of expressing similarities, differences, or changes with comparative adverbs is by using the structure "as … as." We can use that construction to say that two actions are unequal, as long as we add an auxiliary verb and what word to the sentence? More... Discuss

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Olga Korbut: The Sparrow from Minsk

Korbut was a Soviet gymnast who made a splash at the 1972 Munich Olympics when she took home three gold medals and a silver medal. Diminutive and charismatic, she was the first person ever to do a backward aerial somersault on the balance beam and the first to perform a backward release move on the uneven parallel bars. She greatly increased the popularity of gymnastics and influenced the sport's turn toward a more athletic, powerful style. What two gymnastics moves did Korbut invent? More... Discuss

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Luna 5 Crashes on the Moon (1965)

Luna 5 was an unmanned Soviet space probe launched for lunar investigation. On May 10, the spacecraft began spinning around its axis due to a problem in a gyroscope in the guidance system unit. A subsequent attempt to fire the main engine failed because of a ground control error, and Luna 5 impacted the lunar surface. Though it failed to soft-land—Luna 9 would do so a year later—Luna 5 was the second Soviet lunar probe to land on the moon. What was the first? More... Discuss

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Florence Nightingale (1820)

Though Nightingale is considered the founder of modern nursing, she had limited formal nursing training. She became superintendent of a small London hospital in 1853. The next year, she organized a unit of 38 female nurses for service in the Crimean War, and her efforts made her legendary. With the testimonial fund collected for her war services, she established the Nightingale School and Home for training nurses at St. Thomas's Hospital in London. Why was she called "The Lady with the Lamp"? More... Discuss

Quotation of the Day

It is easier to be a lover than a husband for the simple reason that it is more difficult to be witty every day than to say pretty things from time to time.

Honore de Balzac (1799-1850) Discuss


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Henry Lee Higginson, who established the Boston Symphony Orchestra in 1881, believed that in the summer, "concerts of a lighter kind of music" should be presented. People began to refer fondly to these summer concerts as "the Pops," a name which became official in 1900. The Boston Pops tailors its programs around American music and musicians, medleys of popular songs, and familiar movements of classical works. Outside of its official concert season at Symphony Hall, where it performs through May and June, the Pops also tours the United States. More... Discuss


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take a breath

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