to me
“It is the addition of strangeness to beauty that constitutes the romantic character in art.”

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Orchidaceousor-kə-DAY-shəsPart of speech: adjectiveOrigin: Latin, mid 19th century
1Flashy, showy, as if an orchid.
Examples of Orchidaceous in a sentence “The singer’s outfit was colorful, shiny, and downright orchidaceous.” “My decorating tastes can be a bit orchidaceous.”


es-tam-ih-NAYPart of speech: nounOrigin: French, unknown
1A small cafe in France that sells alcoholic drinks.
Examples of Estaminet in a sentence “I plan to visit every estaminet I find on my trip to Paris” “The artist enjoyed visiting the estaminet for a glass of wine while sketching.”

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It means two things:

In high-quality manufacturing, producing to tolerance means that all the parts are as identical as possible. Getting the tolerances precise permits cars to be made more reliably, and for production to run more effectively.

In human beings, tolerance creates resilience. Tolerance of different abilities and preferences makes it easy to work with diversity of thought and approach and expertise, enabling better outcomes.

Tolerance doesn’t mean permitting behavior that undermines the community. In fact, it requires that we put the community first. Instead, it’s a willingness to focus on contribution instead of compliance.

We need to choose wisely. Are we working with machined parts or with people?


Adumbrateə-DUM-braytPart of speech: verbOrigin: Latin, late 16th century
1Report or represent in outline.2Foreshadow or symbolize.
Examples of Adumbrate in a sentence “Mark adumbrated his findings in an engaging presentation.” “When reading a mystery, you can usually spot clues to adumbrate the solution.”


National Cleanliness Day – 30 January 

Cleanliness Day

This day is observed across the nation to promote and raise awareness of the importance of cleanliness, hygiene, and safe sanitation conditions.  

Content marketing ideas    

Listicle idea: X Must-have organizing products for your home  

Infographic idea: Tunes to accompany your deep-cleaning session  

Video idea: How is cleaning therapeutic for some people? 

Podcast idea: Here’s how decluttering can improve your mental health  

World Leprosy Day – 30 January 

Leprosy Day

World Leprosy Day is observed to raise awareness about the early detection of leprosy or Hansen’s disease in children and to fight the stigma faced by people living with this condition.  

Content marketing ideas    

Listicle idea: Here’s how Mother Teresa helped fight the stigma of leprosy  

Infographic idea: Signs of leprosy you shouldn’t ignore  

Video idea: How does leprosy spread? 

Podcast idea: The psychological impact of living with leprosy 

Martyrs’ Day – 30 January 


Martyrs’ Day pays homage to the brave men and women who laid down their lives fighting for India’s freedom, glory, and progress. The date was chosen as it marks the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi in 1948. 

Content marketing ideas     

Listicle idea: Pay tribute to our martyrs by going to these war memorials  

Infographic idea: Famous places that were named after revolutionaries  

Video idea: X Courageous modern martyrs you need to know about 

Podcast idea: The good and bad of learning about martyrs on television