Daily Archives: February 25, 2020

Horoscope♉: 02/25/2020


Horoscope♉:
02/25/2020

Prosperity is just around the corner, Taurus, if it isn’t here already. All your efforts are about to pay off and in a big way. It may be that a big proposal gets accepted at work, or perhaps a manuscript that you’ve penned lands you a publisher. Your innate talent and good fortune combine to bring wonderful things your way. Enjoy this welcome change of events!: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: Fiesta de los Vaqueros


Today’s Holiday:
Fiesta de los Vaqueros

This weeklong event in Tucson, Arizona, features the “world’s longest non-motorized parade” and the largest outdoor midwinter rodeo in the United States. The fiesta starts with the parade—a two-mile-long procession of more than 200 entries, including old horse-drawn vehicles such as buckboards, surreys, and Conestoga wagons. The eight days of rodeo include the standard events, as well as daily Mutton Bustin’ contests. In these, four- to six-year-olds test their riding skills on sheep. There are also demonstrations by the Quadrille de Mujeres, a women’s precision-riding team. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Christopher Marlowe (1564)


Today’s Birthday:
Christopher Marlowe (1564)

A shoemaker’s son, Marlowe attended Cambridge University and then became an actor and dramatist in London. His plays, such as Dr. Faustus and The Jew of Malta, often center on a heroic personality ruined by his own ambition. Most critics hold that the poetic beauty of his language elevates his plays’ violence to high art, and many believe that he influenced Shakespeare’s work. At 29, he was stabbed to death in a tavern brawl, possibly due to his involvement in what covert activity? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: Grand Teton National Park Established (1929)


This Day in History:
Grand Teton National Park Established (1929)

Before US President Calvin Coolidge signed a bill creating Grand Teton National Park, the National Park Service and homesteaders around Jackson Hole, Wyoming, fought for decades about the best way to preserve the landscape there. Much of the steep Teton Range lies within the boundaries of the park. Its peaks rise above deep valleys, called “holes” by the first white trappers and traders in the area. It has been suggested that early French trappers named the Teton Range after what body part? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: Lucy Maud Montgomery


Quote of the Day:
Lucy Maud Montgomery

I do know my own mind…The trouble is, my mind changes and then I have to get acquainted with it all over again. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: Blood Brothers


Article of the Day:
Blood Brothers

Many cultures around the world have long held that unrelated people can be bound to each other as kin through a ceremony in which their blood is mingled. The Scythians mixed participants’ blood with wine and drank it from a shared cup, while the Lydians licked the blood from each other’s nicked forearms. Blood brother ceremonies persist even today, though they have fallen out of favor due to the risk of disease. In Greece, what tradition establishes blood brotherhood without any actual blood? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: handbags at dawn


Idiom of the Day:
handbags at dawn

A confrontation or disagreement that is highly aggressive, emotionally expressive, and/or highly dramatic, but which does not end or result in violence. Used originally and primarily in reference to football (soccer) players, who would be sent off if they engaged in violent actions, the phrase is a play on the clichéd “pistols at dawn,” indicating a forthcoming pistol duel. Primarily heard in UK. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: ribbing


Word of the Day:
ribbing

Definition: (noun) The act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances.

Synonyms: tantalization, teasing

Usage: After falling from his chair in front of the entire senior management team, Harold spent the rest of the week suffering his coworkers’ ribbing.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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Quote: Nine noble virtues…


Quote: Nine noble virtues...

Quote: Nine noble virtues…

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ANTIBIOTIC: MECHANISM OR ACTION


ANTIBIOTIC:     MECHANISM  OR ACTION

ANTIBIOTIC: MECHANISM OR ACTION

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Yoga: Breathing in…


Yoga:  Breathing in...

Yoga: Breathing in…

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