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WORD ETYMOLOGY – November 21st

Today’s word is: HOCUS-POCUS. The word has evolved down through the years from some religious and Christian influence. HOCUS-POCUS is an incantation; a magical term used by magicians to change things right before your very eyes; or, to make something disappear. It comes from the Latin – HOC EST ENIM CORPUS MEUM – which translated means – FOR THIS IS MY BODY. In the …

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Felician Students Reap Benefits from Golf Classic

Lodi, NJ — Clear skies, mild temperatures, and eager golfers helped to make Felician College’s 27th Annual Golf Classic a brilliant success. The event, held at Arcola Country Club and co-chaired by Jay Fowler, Global Enterprises Meadowlands and Gary A. Perazzo, Modern Floors Co. Inc., raised more than $110,000 in support of the College’s scholarship …

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ARTSBEAT – November 21st

Cooking with Martha Stewart on PBS   You’ve got to admire the tenacity and resilience of Martha Stewart.  Citing high production costs and low ratings, the Hallmark station opted to wrap up production of her daytime series, “Martha” in April.  Stewart and her media empire saw this as an opportunity to move forward with some …

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CLOY, TO CLOY, CLOYED

The word today is CLOY, TO CLOY, CLOYED from the Latin verb CLAVARE which means TO NAIL.  Today the word means to oversweeten, to gag. When you eat so much chocolate that you cannot eat another piece, your taste is cloyed. When you consume so many meatballs that one more would make you gag, you are cloyed. If you …

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Prince Albert and President Komorowski In North Africa Democracy Talks

18.10.2012 – Prince Albert II of Monaco, during a three-day trip to Poland, discussed the promotion of democracy in ‘Arab Spring’ countries during talks with President Komorowski on Wednesday.  “I would like to express the hope that we will find a formula with which to support each other to the benefit of democracy in Tunisia,” President Bronislaw Komorowski said …

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Spencer Savings Bank Raises More Than $3,000 To Benefit Relay For Life of Bloomfield, N.J.

Elmwood Park, N.J. (October 17, 2012) – Spencer Savings Bank, a community bank headquartered in Elmwood Park, N.J., raised more than $3,000 to support the American Cancer Society in its fight against cancer. Spencer Savings Bank’s team of employees and their family members participated in the 2012 Relay for Life of Bloomfield event, held from Friday, October 5 to Saturday, October 6, 2012, at Demarest Elementary School in …

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