Identity of the two tongues – belladonna

Beautiful lady or deadly poison?

Belladonna

Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist, and satirist. Today, he is probably best known for his short story An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge and his satirical lexicon The Devil’s Dictionary. Born June 24, 1842, died December 26, 1913 (age 71) READ MORE

Will YOLO Become More Popular Than SELFIE?

YOLO, you only live once, Verbalisti

YOLO is an acronym for the phrase ‘You only live once.’ Similar to carpe diem or memento mori, it implies that one should enjoy life, even if that entails taking risks.

It’s grown in popularity over the last few years, gaining particular prominence in youth culture. Some view it as a ‘seize the day” mentality, others as an excuse for reckless behavior.

What do you think, will YOLO become more popular than SELFIE?

 

Word of the Year 2013 – Selfie

selfie

„Selfie“ has been named as word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries

„Selfie“ (an informal photo you take of yourself, usually to share on social networks) is the Oxford Dictionaries’ „Word Of The Year 2013,“ beating „twerking“ (a type of very provocative dancing). READ MORE