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2011-12-08 08:30:00

The new face of Textapedia texting pocket guide and upgrades in content proves to continue to be a great stocking stuffer success for retailers in the 2011 holiday season. Oak Park, IL (PRWEB) December 08, 2011 The new face of Textapedia texting pocket guide and upgrades in content proves to continue to be a great stocking stuffer success for retailers in the 2011 holiday season. Textapedia texting pocket guide is a quick reference pocket guide has over 1,200 acronyms, business &...

2011-10-12 10:05:05

Your friend debuts a questionable haircut and asks what you think of it. Brutal honesty would definitely hurt his feelings, so what do you say? Most people in this situation would probably opt for a vague or evasive response, along the lines of “It´s really unique!” or “It´s so you!” Politeness helps us get through awkward social situations like these and makes it easier for us to maintain our relationships. But a new article published in the October issue of...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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