Tuesday, June 17, 2008

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Word of the Day for Tuesday, June 17, 2008

verdure \VUR-jur\, noun:

Green; greenness; freshness of vegetation; as, the verdure of the meadows in June.

A wide expanse of living verdure, cultivated gardens, shady groves, fertile cornfields, flowed round it like a sea.
-- Motley
The first white settlers in the area started as yeomen, scouring the land of trees and verdure to create and homesteads.
-- Claude Andrew Clegg III, An Original Man
The road silent, somnolent yet with a speech of its own, speaking back to them, father and child, through trappings of sun and fretted verdure, speaking of the old mutinies and a fresh crime mounting in the blood.
-- Edna O'Brien, Down by the River

Verdure is from Old French verd, green, from Latin viridis.

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I am a nurse and thought about what would I do for my patients;
research the problem and get information...
"I was doing a relaxation technique one day and my 9 yr-old daughter said,
'Mom, you don't need to do that anymore, you don't have anxiety anymore.'
I feel this program saved my life." -Shari
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1 comment:

Sara Benincasa said...

Did you actually let shelter dogs loose in a PARK? That is absolutely terrible. They aren't going to run wild and free and live off the land; the best possible fate for them in such a situation is starvation, which is a horrible way to die. Are you out of your mind?