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2010-03-29 13:20:00

The planets Mercury and Venus will put on a good show for skywatchers throughout April, according to the editors of StarDate magazine.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.