The Hidden Power of Words: Book Review of “The Etymologicon”

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The Hidden Power of Words series takes a look at the language origins of frequently used words across the subjects of organizing, time management and productivity. There’s quite a lot of hidden history (and fascinating order) when it comes to the words we use in today’s day and age!Read More

The Hidden Power of Words: ‘Jumble’

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The Hidden Power of Words series takes a look at the language origins of frequently used words across the subjects of organizing, time management and productivity. There’s quite a lot of hidden history (and fascinating order) when it comes to the words we use in today’s day and age!

jumble |ˈjəmbəl|
noun
an untidy collection or pile of things… Read More

The Hidden Power of Words: Back-to-School Edition

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The Hidden Power of Words series takes a look at the language origins of frequently used words across the subjects of organizing, time management and productivity.

We end this month’s back-to-school series with a look at a collection of school-related words: high school/college/university grade levels. There’s quite a lot of hidden history (and fascinating order) when it comes to the words we use in today’s day and age!Read More

The Hidden Power of Words: ‘Facilitate’

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The Hidden Power of Words series takes a look at the language origins of frequently used words across the subjects of organizing, time management and productivity. There’s quite a lot of hidden history (and fascinating order) when it comes to the words we use in today’s day and age!

facilitate |fəˈsiliˌtāt|
verb [ with obj. ]
make (an action or process) easy or easier… Read More

The Hidden Power of Words: ‘Deadline’

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The Hidden Power of Words series takes a look at the language origins of frequently used words across the subjects of organizing, time management and productivity. There’s quite a lot of history and fascinating order when it comes to the words we use in today’s day and age!

deadline |ˈdedˌlīn|
noun
1 the latest time or date by which something should be completed… Read More

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