• Posts Tagged ‘Word of the Week’

    Word-of-the-Week Wednesday–amanecer!

    by  • July 18, 2012 • Wednesday Posts • 0 Comments

    Good Morning All! Given D.C. weather of late, today’s word describes my favorite part of the day this summer:  amanecer  means dawn in Spanish.  Be careful with the spelling and pronunciation though, because amancer  signifies moonrise. So, rise and shine to enjoy the (hot) day! (Is there a word in a foreign language that...

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    Word-of-the-Week Wednesday–Ubuntu!

    by  • July 11, 2012 • Wednesday Posts • 1 Comment

    Hello Lovely GLNers!  Hope your week is fantastic and filled with kindness. Today’s word isn’t just a term coming from Southern African languages.  It embodies philosophy and worldview of several nations on the world’s largest continent.  It also reminds me of the way several fellow GLNers think and act. Ubuntu  means humanity or...

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    Word-of-the-Week Wednesday–Shabash!

    by  • June 20, 2012 • Wednesday Posts • 0 Comments

    Happy Hump Day and official first day of summer, GLNers! I hope everyone’s doing okay in the heat (or, should I say, in the extreme cold) and staying comfortable! Our word of the week today is all about positivity! The next time a friend or coworker accomplishes something great, be sure to tell them,...

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    Word-of-the-Week Wednesday–Къэущэжь!

    by  • May 23, 2012 • Wednesday Posts • 0 Comments

    Hello GLNers!  Even if you did not attend the awesome Summer Kick-off Happy Hour last evening, the word/phrase this morning might help, given that it’s the middle of the week.  Къэущэжь! means Wake up! in Western Circassian dialect of Adyghe. Circassian is spoken by people from North Caucasus.  The diaspora population in the U.S....

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    Word-of-the-Week Wednesday–Help!

    by  • April 11, 2012 • Wednesday Posts • 0 Comments

    Ever feel a little lost toward the middle of the week? You start to realize you haven’t been getting enough sleep, and you still have two to three days until the weekend? And your fridge is empty? …Yeah, me either. But in case you are feeling that way, here’s a phrase that might come...

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    Word-of-the-Week Wednesday–Smile Smile!

    by  • March 28, 2012 • Wednesday Posts • 0 Comments

    It’s Wednesday, my friends, and I think you know what that means! Not only are you almost halfway to the weekend, but we get to introduce a word (or phrase) to you! This week’s word is güle güle, which is Turkish for “goodbye.” But it’s not as simple as an English goodbye! This is...

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