Sunday, March 12, 2017

Vocabulary List: Dragon Bones

Semiologist - someone who studies signs and symbols
Vermilion - a brilliant scarlet red
Sough - to make a rushing, rustling, or murmuring sound
Rectitude - rightness of principle or conduct; moral virtue
Tenebrous - dark; gloomy; obscure

Gang of FourThe most powerful members of a radical political elite convicted for implementing the harsh policies directed by Chinese Communist Party (CCP) chairman Mao Zedong during the Cultural Revolution (1966–76). The group included Mao’s third wife, Jiang Qing, and Wang Hongwen, Zhang Chunqiao, and Yao Wenyuan.
The Mahabharata is an important source of information on the development of Hinduism between 400 bce and 200 ce and is regarded by Hindus as both a text about dharma (Hindu moral law) and a history (itihasa, literally “that’s what happened”).

Quote I Particularly Enjoyed
"Dumber than a toad's butt"

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