Category Archives: Hobbies

Olympics

 

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Rationally Grounded????

sophistic adjective  Definition:   1. clever-sounding but flawed: clever-sounding and plausible but based on shallow or dishonest thinking or flawed logic [Mid-16th century. Via Latin sophisticus < Greek sophistikos < sophos "skilled in a craft, clever, wise"]

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Neat Words

brinkmanship noun  Definition:   strategic risk-taking: the practice, especially in international relations, of taking a dispute to the verge of conflict in the hope of forcing the opposition to make concessions

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Counter-Intelligence

Counterintelligence is the activity of preventing the enemy from obtaining secret information, such as careful classification and control of sensitive information and spreading disinformation.    

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Major Events and Odd Appellations

1970 -Issued Birth Certificate 1970 – Baptized a Lutheran 1984 – First Drivers Permit (age 14) 1985 – North Dakota Class 3 Drivers License 1985 – Applied and Recieved Social Security Number 1986 – Confirmed a Lutheran (ELCA) 1988 – … Continue reading

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Obscure Words!

moonraker (plural moon·rak·ers) noun  Definition:   small sail on square-rigged ship: a small sail sometimes set above the skysail on a square-rigged ship [Early 19th century. Probably < its great height]

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Our Solar System

Which is your favorite looking planet? I like Saturn.

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