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Face of the day

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Cromwell 82-year-old Moya Twaddle  Screenshot from video on stuff – whaleoil.co.nz

Today’s face of the day is 82 year old Moya Twaddle. I relate to her because in my mid forties I too decided to do something that up until that point in my life I had never thought I would do.

Can you guess what Moya did?

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Word of the day

The word for today is…

peripeteia (noun) – A sudden change of events or reversal of circumstances, especially in a literary work.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : Also peripetia, 1590s, from Greek peripeteia “a turn right about; a sudden change” (of fortune, in a tragedy), from peri- “around” + stem of piptein “to fall”.

Daily Proverb

Proverbs 8

19My gifts are better than gold, even the purest gold, my wages better than sterling silver!

Thursday nightCap

Colour blind? Or colour brave?


Today’s Trivia


Welcome to Daily Trivia. There is a game to play here. The photo above relates to one of the items below. The first reader to correctly tell us in the comments what item the photo belongs to, and why, gets bragging rights. Sometimes they are obvious, other times the obvious answer is the decoy. Can you figure it out tonight?

The word “set” has 464 definitions, making it the most ambiguous word in the English language. (Source)

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Poor Bill


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