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Face of the day

Amina Hall Photo / Jason Oxenham

Amina Hall
Photo / Jason Oxenham

Today’s face of the day is Amina Hall. According to a newspaper’s reporter she is a beautiful blonde and a New Zealander but we will have to take their word for it as what you see now is all that the male photographer was allowed to photograph. He wasn’t even allowed to shake her hand because that is forbidden. Today’s face of the day has chosen an ideology that sets her apart physically from others. An ideology that sets her value at half that of a man. As an independent, intelligent, old fashioned feminist I can only ask one question of Amina and that is…

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Word of the day

The word for today is…

scrimmage (noun) – 1. (Sports) A practice session or informal game, as between two units of the same team.
2. (Football) a) Play between the two teams from the time the ball is snapped until it is declared dead.
b) The line of scrimmage.
3. a) A rough-and-tumble struggle; a tussle.
b) A skirmish.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : 1825, “quarrel, argue,”. Team sports sense is from 1881.

Daily Proverb

Proverbs 10

19Too much talk leads to sin. Be sensible and keep your mouth shut.

Saturday nightCap

Are you well suspended?


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?

Possum and Opossum refer to different species of marsupials on opposite hemispheres of the world. (Source)

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Double whammy: Aurora Borealis and Whales




Daily Roundup


Look!   I got a new selfie stick.  /facepalm

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