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Definition: (noun) A definite liking; a strong inclination.
Synonyms:preference, taste, predilection
Usage:Our boss humored Bobby's penchant for playing jokes on people until he found himself on the receiving end of one such prank. Discuss. Play

Daily Grammar Lesson


Nominalization (Creating Nouns)

Nominalization is the creation of a noun from a verb or adjective. Most of the time, nouns are created from other parts of speech through the use of suffixes. What suffix is added to a verb to make a gerund? More... Discuss

Article of the Day


The Middletown Studies

In the 1920s, husband-and-wife sociologists Robert and Helen Lynd arrived in Muncie, Indiana, with the goal of identifying the town's cultural norms and determining what social changes had taken place since 1890. In their published report, they kept the location anonymous, identifying Muncie as "Middletown." They returned during the Great Depression to study its impact and found that the town's values had changed little. What did the Lynds find to be the ultimate status symbol during the 20s? More... Discuss

This Day in History


The Gleiwitz Incident (1939)

In 1939, Nazi forces staged an attack on a German radio station. They shot a well-known Polish sympathizer and planted his body at the scene, reporting the attack as the work of Polish saboteurs. The attack was part of a Nazi propaganda campaign called Operation Himmler, which involved a series of staged incidents intended to create the appearance of Polish aggression against Germany and provide a basis for the invasion of Poland. What did the Nazis broadcast from the radio station? More... Discuss

Today's Birthday


Ramon Magsaysay (1907)

A Philippine guerrilla leader during World War II, Magsaysay helped combat the Japanese occupation and clear the way for US forces to liberate the island nation. He then entered politics and, as secretary of defense, spearheaded one of the most successful antiguerrilla campaigns in modern history by currying favor with the peasantry—thereby depriving the Hukbalahap rebels of popular support. By 1953, the Huks were no longer a threat, and Magsaysay was elected president. How did he die? More... Discuss

Quotation of the Day

Every revolution was first a thought in one man's mind, and when the same thought occurs to another man, it is the key to that era.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) Discuss


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“My husband cared for me while I was sick.”

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Today's Holiday


Kyrgyz Republic Independence Day

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Idiom of the Day

make ground

To become more successful, popular, important, or accepted. More... Discuss