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Word for the day: "philomath"

5 years agoOdd : TYWKIWDBI

A philomath... is a lover of learning, from Greek philos (“beloved,” “loving”) + Greek manthanein, math- (“to learn,” as in polymath). It is similar to but distinguished from philosophy in that “soph,” the latter suffix, specifies “wisdom” or “knowledge.” “Philomath” is not synonymous with “polymath.” A philomath is a seeker of knowledge and facts, while a polymath is a possessor of knowledge in multiple fields.
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Distinguishing -able words from -ible words

Odd : TYWKIWDBI (last year)

Oxford Dictionaries is starting a series of posts about homophone prefixes and suffixes:Let’s start with a pair of endings that many people find confusing: -able and -ible... They sound very similar when you say them and they share ... Read Post

Polymath Architect.

Construction / Architecture : anarchitecture (4 years ago)

"A polymath (Greek polymathēs, πολυμαθής, "having learned much") is a person whose expertise spans a significant number of subject areas." (source: wikipedia)Are architects polymaths? Knowing erverything and capable of doing great a... Read Post

Learning Resources ViewScope Giveaway

Lifestyle / Parenting : Happy Mothering (9 hours ago)

Kids love getting up close to examine the things around them. So when Kaylee opened the Learning Resources ViewScope, she was pretty excited. She loves anything she can take on the go and she loves examining things outdoors. I love ... Read Post


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