Fun Fact of the Day

Fun Fact of the Day: Fear isn’t the only reason you have nightmares. In fact, confusion, guilt, disgust, and sadness are more common reasons — and they’re more likely to linger with you longer than if you had a fear-based dream.

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Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Bobbery
 
Pronunciation: /BOB-uh-ree/
 
Definition: (noun, adj)
 
1) Squabble; commotion; confusion.
2) A disturbance; brawl.
3) (Hunting) Also called: bobbery pack a mixed pack of hunting dogs, often not belonging to any of the hound breeds
4) a noisy commotion
5) noisy or excitable
 
Etymology: A corruption of Hindi “bap re” (literally, oh father!), an exclamation of surprise, grief, etc., from bap (father) + re (oh). Earliest documented use: 1816.

Quote of the Day

The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing… not healing, not curing… that is a friend who cares.

Henri Nouwen

Word o’ the Day

Word o’ the Day: Hugger-mugger
Definition:
(n): 1 Confusion         2 Secrecy
(adj): 1 Confused           2 Secret
(v): 1 To keep secret  2 Act in a secretive manner
(adv): 1 Secretly             2 Confusingly

Fun Fact of the Day

Fun Fact of the Day: Unlike common misconception, fear isn’t the prominent emotion experienced by people during night terrors. It was discovered by researchers that other emotions such as sadness, guilt, and confusion are the more obvious emotions. Furthermore, nightmares with these elements are more likely to be remembered by individuals than those dominated by fear.