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General News Archive - September 04, 2012

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If outrageous questions are part of your repertoire, then chances are you have a knack for getting people to do what you want, according to new research.

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There have been numerous studies about the effects of colors on our moods, as well as the associations we have with different hues.

Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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