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Welcome to Tony Sam's Word of the Day Podcast! You may think you know what words mean, but YOU DON'T! Lucky for you, Tony Sam DOES. Tony Sam graduated magna cum laude from the Harvard School of Law and has been fascinated with the evolution of the English language as far back as he can remember. Currently serving as a Judge in the 23rd Circuit Court of Illinois, he finds time to learn more about words whenever he’s not walking his prized Labrador, Marshall. His other accolades include gradua ...
 
Dr. Laura Call of the Day | 2020 Nominee • 15th Annual Podcast Awards - Kids & Family Category The official feed of the Dr. Laura Call of the Day Podcast with over 100,000,000 downloads and growing!! Each day of the week we release a new episode including "Two for Tuesday" and 4 for the "Weekend Drive" for a total of nine new episodes!! This podcast offers a collection of Dr. Laura's favorite handpicked calls from the radio program. Listen on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Pandor ...
 
World events viewed from a Biblical perspective. Day by day, bit by bit building a case that Bible prophecy is 100% accurate. The Bible is as relevant in these last days as in any previous time in history. If you would like to hear from a fellow student of the Divine Word of the God of Israel this podcast may prove itself worthwhile. http://welcomehome777.com/
 
This is a story about life. This is a story about light. This is a story of how some men are the product of their lives, and some are the prisoners of the choices they have made. This is a story about sin. Joseph Leighton is on the cusp of adulthood, his university days stretching before him with the luxury of rose-tinted foresight. David Leighton is Joseph's father, a grumpy, vicious sour man. Or is he a snake-hipped guitar god, with a shot at the big time? John Leighton is Joseph's grandfa ...
 
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Purview is a noun that refers to the scope of influence or concerns. Coming from late Middle English with the original meaning of ‘foreseen,’ our word of the day’s use has shifted over the years. It is now used to refer to someone’s range of experience or their ‘view.’ Here’s an example: Terry was outside of his purview when he gave us medical advi…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for December 7, 2021 is: ostracize • \AH-struh-syze\ • verb Ostracize means "to exclude from a group by common consent." // The Senator knew that he might be ostracized by his party, but he voted with his heart and against the party line, nevertheless. See the entry > Examples: "Our mental health suffers if we feel…
 
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We’re excited to announce our 2021 Word of the Year! It's a noun that means “the status or role of a person who advocates and actively works for the inclusion of a marginalized or politicized group in all areas of society, not as a member of that group but in solidarity with its struggle and point of view and under its leadership.” Press play for l…
 
How do we narrate history, both the troubling past and what we chose to remember? Clint Smith sets out to wrestle with this question and its relationship to enslavement in his first nonfiction book, How the Word is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America (Little, Brown and Company, 2021). From Monticello plantation to Angola …
 
Filament Games CEO Dan White talked about the difficulty in assessing how well an #educationalgame teaches something, on an episode of The K12 Engineering Education Podcast on virtual robotics: https://k12engineering.net/episodes/112 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/engineering-education/support…
 
How do terror and popularity merge under a dictatorship? How did the Gestapo deal with critics of Nazism? Based on hundreds of secret police case files, Enemies of the People explores the day-to-day reality of political policing under Hitler. Examining the Gestapo's policy of 'selective enforcement', J. Ryan Stackhouse challenges the abiding percep…
 
In part 2 of this call, Dr. Laura speaks with Sarah's husband on how to best care for his family. - Dr. Laura: "A husband's job is to protect, even if it's from his own mother." Does your spouse take your side in issues involving family? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-…
 
Sarah is pregnant with her second child, grieving her mother's recent death and dreading having her mother-in-law step in to help with the transition from one to two children. - Dr. Laura: "Keep destructive influences at arm's length." Are your in-laws a supportive or a destructive force in your life? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com …
 
Hamartia is a noun that refers to a fatal flaw. Our word of the day comes directly from Greek. Hamarta was used by the Greeks to describe the tragic downfall of a here in a story. More recently it may be used more broadly. Here’s an example: After the team's initial success, Eric’s ego seemed to be his Hamarta. This has been the fatal flaw of many …
 
Figures of the Future: Latino Civil Rights and the Politics of Demographic Change (Princeton UP, 2021) examines the “contemporary population politics of national Latino civil rights advocacy.” The book challenges readers to generally understand democratic projections as problematic, political, and manufactured -- and specifically consider the case …
 
You can stick a feather in your cap, word warriors, but if plumage isn’t to your liking, today’s word serves as a fabric-based alternative. It's a noun that means “a rosette or knot of ribbon usually worn on the hat as part of a uniform, as a badge of office, or the like.” Do you know it? Tap play now!…
 
Check out Kira’s video library at https://vimeo.com/ondemand/russiansoundswithkira/ and if you’re NOT already a Patreon subscriber, sign up for 52 weeks of Russian phonemes with Kira at https://www.patreon.com/learnrussianwithkira/ – and someone go tell Reddit for me! Счастливо! 🌷☀️🦋🌱💫Kimberly (Kira) DiMattia által
 
The elite ruling class love to decide our future for us. After all, they know what is best. They have made plans. They may not be aware of the fact that God has plans that will directly affect the implementation of their agenda. It does not matter what they plan, we know from God's word how this all will play out. Join me in a lively discussion as …
 
Fantasticate is a verb that means to make something seem fanciful. Our word of the day is derived from the word fantasy, which comes from the Greek word phantasia (FAWN toss yah). When we fantasticate something, we make it more fantastic or more like a fantasy. The events that unfolded that night were strange, but nowhere near as surreal and fancif…
 
Tyler feels like he's behind in life compared with the friends he grew up with and wonders how he'll ever stop comparing himself to others. - Dr. Laura: "Every person has a unique path to follow." How do you feel about the path you've chosen in life? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-L…
 
Churl is a noun that refers to an impolite, mean-spirited person. Coming from Old English, our word of the day is generally used as an insult. It sometimes means ‘a miser’ or ‘cheap person.’ Or it can simply refer to someone who isn’t polite. Only a churl could ruin the birthday party of a ten-year-old with impolite behavior. But leave it to the gr…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for December 4, 2021 is: interloper • \in-ter-LOH-per\ • noun An interloper is a person or thing that intrudes in a place or sphere of activity. // As he watched the doe and fawn grazing in the field, the photographer was struck by a feeling of being an interloper. See the entry > Examples: "For decades, physicists…
 
Exigency is a noun that refers to an urgent need or demand. The Latin word exigere (eggs uh JEER ay) means ‘to enforce.’ Our word of the day entered English in the late 16th century, as a noun that referred to ‘a dire need.’ A mistake by my landlord created an exigency for my plumber. Poor plumbing can often make for urgent situations.…
 
Jeffrey Bachman's edited volume Cultural Genocide: Law, Politics, and Global Manifestations (Routledge, 2019) asks where the boundaries between genocide and other kinds of mass atrocity violence rest and what the stakes are in locating them here rather than there. Bachman, Senior Professorial Lecturer at the American University and a co-host of thi…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for December 3, 2021 is: galvanize • \GAL-vuh-nyze\ • verb Galvanize means "to cause (people) to take action on something that they are excited or concerned about." // The council's proposal to close the library has galvanized the town's residents. See the entry > Examples: "I think circumstances we've been through…
 
Check out Kira’s video library at https://vimeo.com/ondemand/russiansoundswithkira/ and if you’re NOT already a Patreon subscriber, sign up for 52 weeks of Russian phonemes with Kira at https://www.patreon.com/learnrussianwithkira/ – and someone go tell Reddit for me! Счастливо! 🌷☀️🦋🌱💫Kimberly (Kira) DiMattia által
 
Previous episode: https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/patvojt/episodes/2021-11-29T19_21_53-08_00 Today we will begin to learn what "the great reset" we keep hearing about really is. The world economic forum has it's plans. Our Father in heaven also has plans and he has ultimate control as king nebuchadnezzar learned the hard way. The great reset the…
 
Aoristic is an adjective that means indefinite or indeterminate. The Greek word aoristos (OUR ee stose) means ‘vague’ or ‘indefinite.’ Aoristic is often used in grammar to describe an unqualified past tense of a verb without reference to duration or completion of the action. But it can also be used more broadly, to mean anything unclear. Here’s an …
 
Meaningfulness is based on an in-depth filmed conversation between Howard Burton and Susan Wolf, the Edna J. Koury Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This fascinating conversation explores what it is to live an ethical, meaningful life in keeping with her book, Meaning in Life and Why It Matters, the role th…
 
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