Home Special Offers Advertising Business Directory Contact Us Daily Horoscope Events Calendar FAQs Gas Prices Local News Local Weather Lottery Results Real Estate Site Map Site User's Guide LoginRegister
 Navigation


  Home
 
  Special Offers
 
  Refer A Friend
 
  Adopt a Pet
 
  Advertising
 
  All Sides News
 
  Announcements
 
  Articles
 
  Articles by YOU!
 
  Auctions
 
  Auto Sales
 
  Berks Gvmnt. Offices
 
  Berks Schools
 
  Birthday Ideas
 
  Business Directory
 
  Classified Ads
 
  Coloring Pages
 
  Contact Us
 
  Coupons
 
  Daily Horoscope
 
  Dictionary/Trivia
 
  Entertainment
 
  Events Calendar
 
  FAQs
 
  Financial News
 
  Find a Friend
 
  Forums
 
  Games
 
  Garage Sale
 
  Gas Prices
 
  Guestbook
 
  Home Decorating
 
  Home Improvement
 
  Just For Fun!
 
  Kids Zone
 
  Leaf Clean Up
 
  Legal Statement
 
  List Your Ads
 
  Local Jobs
 
  Local News
 
  Local Weather
 
  Local Webring
 
  Lost & Found Pets
 
  Lottery Results
 
  News Channel
 
  Photo Contest
 
  Polls
 
  Privacy Policy
 
  Real Estate Articles
 
  Real Estate
 
  Recipe Ideas
 
  Restaurant Menus
 
  Site User's Guide
 
  Site User Safety
 
  Sports
 
  Stock Tool
 
  Terms of Use
 
  Things to Do
 
  Visitor Guide, Berks
 
  Visitor Guide, PA
 
  Volunteer Guide

 Dictionary/Trivia


Word of the Day

braggadocio

Definition: Vain and empty boasting.
Synonyms: rodomontade, bluster

Article of the Day
 

Daily Grammar Lesson
 

Idiom of the Day

wide berth

A good distance (between things, people, etc.). Originally referred to ships.

This Day in History
 

Today's Birthday
 

Today's Holiday

Firecracker Festival

Firecrackers are a traditional element of Tet, the Vietnamese New Year celebration, and one town really takes its firecrackers seriously. Each year 16 families are selected to compete in producing the most spectacular display for the town of Dong Ky in Vietnam's Bac Ninh Province. These are huge, elaborately decorated affairs that may require two dozen men to carry and up to $500 to create. Each firecracker is paraded through town and set up on a special tripod for firing. After all the firecrackers have been set off, a panel of judges determines the winning family. More...

Quote of the Day
Tolerance is a very dull virtue. It is boring. Unlike love, it has always had a bad press. It is negative. It merely means putting up with people, being able to stand things.
E. M. Forster
(1879-1970)
 



Word Trivia

Today's topic: purposes

all intents and purposes - A redundant phrase, created for emphasis. More...

blamestorming - An intense discussion for the purposes of placing blame or assigning responsibility for a misdeed or failure. More...

celebrant, celebrator, reveler - Celebrants take part in religious ceremonies; celebrators or revelers gather for purposes of revelry. More...

teleology - The study of design in nature; the word's basic meaning is "the study of ends or purposes"—attempts to understand the purpose of a natural occurrence by looking at its results. More...


Grammar Quiz

Spelling Bee
difficulty level:
score: -
 
please wait...
 
spell the word:

Match Up
 
Match each word in the left column with its synonym on the right. When finished, click Answer to see the results. Good luck!

 

 



Hangman

WordHub
Please wait...

Mismatch
 
Match each word in the left column with its antonym (opposite) on the right. When finished, click Answer to see the results. Good luck!

 



















Copyright 2020, BerksBook.com