Skip to comments.Word for the Day, Friday, March 18, 2011-- perspicacity
Posted on 03/18/2011 6:41:33 AM PDT by xsmommy
Word For The Day, Friday, 3/18/11
In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".
keenness of mental perception and understanding; discernment; penetration. 2. Archaic . keen vision.
Etymology: 154050; earlier perspicacite < Late Latin perspicācitās sharpness of sight, equivalent to perspicāci- (stem of perspicāx sharp-sighted; see perspicuous) + -tās -ty2 Synonyms 1. shrewdness, acuity, astuteness, insight, acumen. See perspicuity.
Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence.
The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day.
The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-)
Practice makes perfect.....post on....
Here is my example with WFTD.
The old pitchfork opines on the utter lack of perspicacity of the obams.
Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this thread!)
Review Thread Two: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/14/03: Roister
Review Thread Three: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/28/03: Obdurate
No pushing at the door please!
I have tons of errands to do on this sunshine-y warm day in the Nation’s capital. keep your hands to yourself and the noise to a dull roar!
I love this word. The house is still snoozing on the first day of spring break and I am getting tired of waiting for them to arise. I’m ready to hit the park!
I understand there’s quite a shortage of it in DC...Somewhere around PA. Ave I believe...
Obama claimed Hope through Audacity
Proclaimed himself Mr. Veracity
If the Truth Sets You Free
(And you can take it from me)
He is lacking in true perspicacity
FOUL - now I have to go look up your tagline.
” Mark Twain once said, “Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.” In other words, why procrastinate when you can perendinate? “
IT PAYS TO BE IGNORANT
Here is an excellent example of perpicacity - http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2690770/posts?page=1
Happy Friday y’all!
Try to maintain your perspicacity under the perspiration from being busy in your travels on this warmer day...
Oh my - hi there Laura Earl!!!! So nice to see old friends on here! How’s life treating you?
Happy Day AFTER St. Patty’s Day....you survived another year....good to know!
Where u are sure to perspiRE!!