Paul’s Awesome English Dictionary: Today’s Word – Tarma

How many times has this happened to you? You’ve been mean to someone. Moments later, the sky rains down cows. One of them lands on your foot. That’s karma. Or you foil a bank robbery […]

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Paul’s Awesome English Dictionary: Today’s Word – Expirace

How many times has this happened to you? You go to the store to get milk, tomatoes, cheese, lettuce, and other perishables. Will you work all these foods into wholesome meals for your family before […]

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Paul’s Awesome English Dictionary: Today’s Word – Porphin

Endorphins are peptides produced in the brain that block the perception of pain and increase feelings of wellbeing. Life can be hard. People can be let us down and be downright mean to us. Illnesses […]

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Paul’s Awesome English Dictionary: Today’s Word – Biobe

There are so many tiny things in the world! How are we expected to know what they’re called? And single-cell organisms, why they’re are billion types of them. We can’t possible know and remember their […]

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Paul’s Awesome English Dictionary: Today’s Word – Snof

We’ve all done this. We’ve spent hours on the computer playing solitaire, posting 62 times on Facebook(tm), or solving the day’s Wordle(tm) puzzle. Finally virtue and common sense rear their beautiful heads. We turn off […]

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Paul’s Awesome English Dictionary: Today’s Word – Pqfkqpltw

Foreign words can be difficult to pronounce. Words that we’ve never seen before are also hard to say correctly, such as ‘”reconnaissance” was for eight-year old me. Sure, we could say, “That word is hard […]

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Paul’s Awesome English Dictionary: Today’s Phrase – Etch a Sketch Memory

How many times has this happened to you? You committed something to memory because it was important. Just moments later, it’s forgotten. A painstakingly created mental portrait gone like that. What shook loose that memory […]

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Paul’s Awesome English Dictionary: Today’s Word: Bempo

How many times has this happened to you? You wake up tired. Really, really tired. Too tired to change out of pajamas. But it’s important to look spiffy when you go out into the world. […]

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Paul’s Awesome English Dictionary – Today’s Word – Tempid

We are all brilliant, every last one of us. We have scintillating ideas all the time. So, why aren’t we given more credit for our intelligence? Why hasn’t the world been turned into a paradise? […]

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