Face of the Day

A woman who says she is the wife of double murderer Jason Reihana has spoken out in his defence after he was treated for a debilitating illness in Waikato Hospital.

Helen Reihana, who contacted the Herald yesterday in response to complaints from another hospital patient, said the convicted killer was “the most beautiful person you would ever come across”. Read more »

Word of the day

The word for today is…

truth (noun) – 1. (a) Conformity to fact or actuality.
(b) Reality; actuality.
(c) The reality of a situation.
2. (a) A statement proven to be or accepted as true.
(b) Such statements considered as a group.
3. Sincerity; integrity.
4. Fidelity to an original or standard.
5. Theology & Philosophy That which is considered to be the ultimate ground of reality.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : Old English triewð (West Saxon), treowð (Mercian) “faith, faithfulness, fidelity, loyalty; veracity, quality of being true; pledge, covenant,” from triewe, treowe “faithful”, with Proto-Germanic abstract noun suffix *-itho.

Sense of “something that is true” is first recorded mid-14th century. Meaning “accuracy, correctness” is from 1560s. English and most other IE languages do not have a primary verb for for “speak the truth,” as a contrast to lie. Truth squad in U.S. political sense first attested in the 1952 U.S. presidential election campaign.

Daily Proverb

Proverbs 23

7 They are always thinking about how much it costs.[a]
“Eat and drink,” they say, but they don’t mean it.

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