Walter Ludin(*1945), Schweizer Journalist, Redakteur, Aphoristiker und Buchautor, Mitglied des franziskanischen Ordens der Kapuziner
noun: 1. The state of being full. 2. Abundance.
Definition: (noun) A concise reference book providing specific information about a subject or location. Synonyms: handbook, vade mecum. Usage: Over the years, the prisoner had spent time memorizing every enchiridion he could find and had become a virtual encyclopedia of knowledge. Discuss
Manfred Hinrich(1926 – 2015), Dr. phil., deutscher Philosoph, Philologe, Lehrer, Journalist, Kinderliederautor, Aphoristiker und Schriftsteller
Definition: (noun) Sheer material, such as gauze or fine lace, used for veils. Synonyms: netting, gauze. Usage: The seamstress attached a lace trim to the veiling, so that it would match the bride's dress. Discuss
«Le opinioni espresse sui social sono in vendita. Tutti noi possiamo diventare influencer, costruirci un pubblico, e poi mettere all’asta la nostra reputazione e la nostra influenza in quella che è ormai la dimensione prevalente della nostra vita.»
Klaus Klages(1938 – 2022), deutscher Gebrauchsphilosoph und Abreißkalenderverleger
Definition: (noun) A central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression. Synonyms: pep pill, upper, speed. Usage: The doctor prescribed amphetamines to stimulate the narcoleptic patient's nervous system so that he would be less likely to unexpectedly fall asleep. Discuss
“Don’t reserve your best behavior for special occasions. You can’t have two sets of manners, two social codes – one for those you admire and want to impress, another for those whom you consider unimportant. You must be the same to all people.”
Definition: (noun) One to whom something is sold; a buyer. Synonyms: emptor, purchaser, buyer. Usage: There were three vendees from three different companies at the auction, and each hoped to acquire the same valuable item. Discuss
Oscar Wilde(1854 – 1900), eigentlich Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills, irischer Lyriker, Dramatiker und Bühnenautor
noun: 1. Someone who does not mingle at a social event, such as a party, dance, etc. 2. A person or an organization that is forced to stay at the sidelines of some activity.
Definition: (noun) A junction where one street or road crosses another. Synonyms: crossroad, crossway, intersection, crossing. Usage: When his jalopy broke down right in the middle of a busy carrefour, he swore he would invest in a more reliable car. Discuss
«La mia ex è ancora convinta che io sia eterosessuale.» (Alfonso Signorini)