Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Dictionary Highlights: Day 47

Catholic Apostolic Church - a nearly extinct English Protestant church established between 1832 and 1835, stressing the imminent coming of the millennium and the reestablishment of the primitive church's ministries.

When your main dogma is that your organization will soon be obsolete, that tends to come true.

cat's pajamas - someone or something wonderful or remarkable. (also cat's meow)

This expression is the bee's knees!

Caucasus - A region between the Black and Caspian seas that includes southwest Russia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Armenia, and that forms part of the traditional boundary between Europe and Asia. Inhabited before 2000 B.C., it was the scene of countless invasions over the millennia. Conquered by Russia during the 18th and 19th centuries, the region has vast oil resources, which were a major German objective in World War II. Following the collapse of the USSR in 1991, the region became the site of various secessionist movements.

Where the term "caucasian" comes from. So I guess I'll visit the mother land in Azerbaijan.

cave canem - Latin for beware of the dog

If I ever get a dog, I will put this on the sign in front of my house.

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