Trivia about Trivia

Today is National Trivia Day. Trivia is a noun that means “unimportant matters, facts, or details.” In other words, useless and pointless information. Trivia games have been popular for more than a century. In 1902, Logan Pearsall Smith used the title Trivia for his collections of epigrams and aphorisms. That publication became popular in the … Continue reading Trivia about Trivia

Random Quote for December 21, 2019

The Winter Solstice is the time of ending and beginning, a powerful time — a time to contemplate your immortality. A time to forgive, to be forgiven, and to make a fresh start. A time to awaken.Frederick Lenz

The Winter Solstice

(C) 2019 JJ Shaun Tomorrow is the Winter Solstice. So, what does that mean exactly? Astronomically, the Winter Solstice marks the day the sun is the furthest south in the Northern Hemisphere. The nights get longer, the days get shorter, and unless you live in the Tropics, the temperatures can plummet. Even better, the further … Continue reading The Winter Solstice

Wednesday Word for December 18, 2019

Today’s word comes from the headlines.Follow me on Facebook: @jjshaunauthor. Today’s Word Part of Speech noun Definition The returns arising from office or employment, usually in the form of compensation or perquisites.Payment for an office or employment; compensation.Profit, salary, or fees from office or employment; compensation for services. History The first recorded use of the … Continue reading Wednesday Word for December 18, 2019