20 Ways to Get Good Karma
By: The Dalai Lama 1.Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. 2.When you lose, don’t lose the lesson. 3.Follow the three R’s: - Respect for self, - Respect for others and - Responsibility for all your actions. 4.Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. 5.Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly. ...
The Dirty Etymology of Everyday Words →
Orchid from the Greek orchis, which literally translates as “testicle” Porcelain porcellana, which literally translates as a “cowrie shell” and the Italian cowrie shell in turn takes its name from porcella, because the shell’s shape is reminiscent of a small, female pig’s vulva Vanilla from the Latin vagina, “sheath” Seminar from the Latin seminarius, meaning “of seed” and the Latin...
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