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Keyword: didactic

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  • Word For The Day - DIDACTIC

    08/25/2017 6:15:51 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 19 replies ^ | 08-25-2017 | Red Badger
    ============================================================================================== di·dac·tic dīˈdaktik/ adjective Adjective: didactic intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction as an ulterior motive. "a didactic novel that set out to expose social injustice" synonyms: instructive, instructional, educational, educative, informative, informational, edifying, improving, preceptive, pedagogic, moralistic "the reforming, didactic function of art" in the manner of a teacher, particularly so as to treat someone in a patronizing way. "slow-paced, didactic lecturing" Origin mid 17th century: from Greek didaktikos, from didaskein ‘teach.’ ========================================================================================== Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the...
  • 2006 FREEREPUBLIC LEXICON (Lingo, Dictionary, Lore Handbook)

    08/25/2006 10:19:00 AM PDT · by batter · 214 replies · 12,576+ views
    Freepers past and present | 25 August 2006 | soccer8
    The 2006 FreeRepublic LexiconAKA "The Freepism, Freepology, Lingo, Dictionary, Terminology, Lore Handbook" A revised and condensed version of The Lexicon of FreeRepublic, culled from Lexicon of FreeRepublic - 4th Edition and Freeper Lingo Thread (the history and meening of 'Freepisms' including pictures). Thanks to the many Freepers who contributed! In this latest update, I have cut the emoticons and standard acronyms (LOL etc - which are readily available on the web and previous Lexicons) for the sake of brevity. I have attempted to include all definitions and histories provided to me and give credit to those who provided me the...