A young man approaches a girl and asks if it is possible to meet her. "In terms of?" She answers a question with a question. Despite the brevity, these words contain a fairly large amount of information
Indigenous peoples of the North is a common name for all small nationalities living in the Arctic, Siberia and taiga
Mikhail Afanasyevich Bulgakov is a writer who does not lose popularity to this day, and is regularly quoted. From under his pen, among others, a wonderful story, reflecting its time, "The Heart of a Dog" came out. However, the thoughts expressed in it are relevant in the modern world
In public discussions of an issue, there are usually two opposing sides representing opposite points of view on the proposed issue. If one group believes that statement "A" is true, then it means that the group that considers statement "B" to be true will oppose it. As for the concept of "oppose", how often do people think about its correct meaning? And is it being used correctly?
We use the word "poor" in speech in our usual stable combinations. Often without even thinking about its meaning. "Trouble" can be the head, as they call a particular person. It is obvious that the root -bad- is the same as, for example, in the word "trouble". But what exactly is the meaning of it in this case? In what situations should the described word be used?
It often happens that we understand the approximate meaning of a word, but when we are asked to explain it, we hesitate and get lost, not knowing what to say. Something similar happens, for example, with the word "tramp". It's obvious that it has something to do with bare feet, but how? It is necessary to deal with this in more detail. A tramp is just someone who walks barefoot? But why then is it used in a negative sense?
Even many years later, the slogan "Land - to the peasants, factories - to the workers!" heard by many. However, the twentieth century was remembered not only by this phrase. Let's analyze four main slogans, some of which, in fact, have become fairly common in speech stable combinations
Sport plays a big role in the life of not only an individual, but of all mankind. It not only helps to improve the physical shape of a person. Proverbs and sayings, a large number of which affect him in one way or another, confirm the significance of this peaceful competition and related issues of he alth, hardening and the causes of human diseases
Sometimes words borrowed from other languages are not always understood by most people, especially if they do not know the source language. But even knowledgeable people cannot always recognize the original word, because when moving from, for example, French to Russian, the pronunciation of a word can be greatly distorted, or several words can merge together, forming a new, similar, non-original phrase only approximately. A similar situation occurs in the case of the word "suare"
The word "ceremony" can be heard quite often: when talking about divine services, and when speaking about official solemn events, and when talking about cultural phenomena - for example, when discussing the tea tradition of Japan and China
Ask anyone you meet on the street the question "What is a dossier?". "This is a folder in which all the collected information about a person is stored, or just a person's documents are stored," the majority will say. But is this the correct answer? What is a dossier and what is the origin of this word?
April 26, 1986 - a date that forever entered the history of mankind as the day of one of the largest man-made disasters. Books were written in memory of this tragedy, poems and songs were composed, monuments to Chernobyl victims were erected. About the monuments and will be discussed in this article
"I got a good grade", "The grades have gone bad!" - in these expressions and in colloquial speech, the words "assessment" and "mark" are often used as absolute synonyms, but is this correct?
One cannot but agree that the word "Kama Sutra" in the imagination of modern people evokes scenes of exotic decadence that beckon and even seem a little illegal. Translated into thousands of different languages, the world's oldest treatise, written in Sanskrit, is actually a much more complex work than just listing practical sexual advice
In our country, this name is less than 0.1% of Russian women. And it is a pity that it is not so widespread - the name Aliya is melodic, beautiful, gentle. What fate can give its owner a name, which means "ex alted" in translation? Answers - in the article
The Order of St. George is one of the highest awards in the Russian Empire. Eight ships of the Russian fleet - from a nuclear submarine to a 54-gun frigate - bear the name of St. George. Over 50 saints bearing this name are honored by the Russian Orthodox Church. What does the name George mean, what is its meaning and what fate can await its owner?
The bewitching picture of the starry sky has attracted the attention of mankind since time immemorial. Who among us did not stand with his head thrown back and trying to see the Bear or find the Northern Crown. The development of megacities leaves less and less chance for our children to meet this miracle - the starry sky. Planetariums are an opportunity for modern man to look beyond the horizon of the Universe
In life, we constantly have to engage in self-promotion. Knowing how to present yourself emotionally and with confidence, you can establish profitable relationships even with big skeptics
Everyone should know about the purity of speech. It is important, because without it we do not seem cultured. Let's talk about what spoils it
We are used to many phrases and catchphrases to such an extent that we rarely think about what caused them to appear. Everyone has probably heard this expression, and maybe he himself used it more than once in speech. "All hands on deck!" What does this phraseological unit mean, where did it come from and when is it appropriate to use it. Let's figure it out in order
This article describes the meaning and role of appearance in society, focusing on the appearance of teachers who are role models
Many of us like to read quotes and aphorisms on various topics, such as life, love, happiness, being, women, and sometimes about men. When you study statements about the strong half of humanity, you understand that a man is a representative of a special, different from our, female, world
It's hard to write about how ordinary people live in Russia. Because it hurts the soul … Many do not live, but survive. Especially those who are not accustomed to dodge, deceive others, profit from someone else's misfortune
The phrase “A person has not had a personal life” usually means that he does not have a family. If the latter is, then they will say about him: "Everything is in order with his personal life." It turns out that the vast majority equates personal life with family life. Does everyone agree with this?
Often, future parents almost until the very birth of the baby cannot decide what to name him. Many of them, of course, have already picked up several options. However, in order to finally choose one of them, they need to see their child, find out on which day he will be born. We present to your attention the top 10 names for boys and girls
Math accompanies Russian people for many centuries. The scientific study of this amazing phenomenon began relatively recently. It has already been proven that foul language contributes to the production of testerone in the body, as well as the release of endorphins, which have an analgesic effect. Let's try to figure out where the obscenity came from in Russian, and why other nations do not have such a phenomenon
Ancient people worshiped the forces of nature and perceived them as the highest deities. The inhabitants of the American continent were no exception. The Indians worshiped totems - their first ancestors in the form of one or another animal. Each tribe had its own wild patron. But beyond that, there were personal totems. The Indians of North America calculated them by the date of birth of a person. Thus, its own horoscope was created on the continent, in some way correlating with the known signs of the zodiac
The Spaniards are very cheerful people who love celebrations and carnivals. In this country, they are held on a special scale and attract many tourists. The holiday in Spanish is called "fiesta". This word is strongly associated with the fireworks of joyful emotions, folk festivals, fancy dress. Getting acquainted with local holidays, you can better understand the culture and mentality of hot Spaniards
Gypsies are the most mysterious and mysterious people of our planet. They pass on their customs and traditions from generation to generation, thereby preserving and spreading them. Therefore, many of their rituals have ancient roots. Gypsy weddings, which are celebrated on a grand scale and pomposity, have a particularly unique flavor
Grief always comes unexpectedly. Therefore, each of us should know what to do if a loved one has died. Where to call and run, so as not to get confused and take control of the situation. It is at this terrible and sad moment that rash acts often happen: I called the wrong place, said the wrong thing, forgot about an important document. It is a pity that many people are not averse to cashing in on someone else's grief. How to prevent this and what to do? Let's figure it out in more detail
In the 40s in the USSR, people preferred dark-colored clothes, the music was monotonous. This situation caused indignation among the youth, who wanted more colors and emotions. This was the reason for the emergence of a youth subculture called "dudes"
New Year is like the beginning of something new, and so you want to spend this holiday unforgettable, especially in the circle of close and dear people. Consider the features of celebrating the main holiday of the year, as well as a few ideas for theme parties
Mongolia is a country that attracts tourists not only with amazing landscapes, a wide range of entertainment and the preserved atmosphere of antiquity. It is on its territory that one of the most grandiose buildings created by mankind is located. It's no secret how popular Genghis Khan is in Mongolia. The monument is designed to remind the inhabitants and guests of the country about the deeds of the great commander
The article explains the semantic meaning of the word blush / blush, explaining the situations in which it can be used
About Confucius' expression "Greed begets poverty", the mechanism of sinful fall, the destructive path to poverty, human greed and its reflection in literary works
People help and support each other in difficult situations. After all, no one knows what awaits him tomorrow, in an hour, in a year. Be sure to express your gratitude sincerely, from the bottom of your heart. Think over the speech in advance and "splash" it on your savior
If you come to China for a funeral, you may be shocked. The traditions and rituals of the Celestial Empire are completely different from those of the West. Here, a special place is given to religion and beliefs, and the funeral ceremony takes place according to the customs of the ancestors. So how are people buried in China? How are funerals in this country different from ours? You will find the answer to all these questions in the article
Everyone should know what a disservice is. I. A. Krylov wrote about her best in his fable "The Hermit and the Bear". There is also an interesting parable about a bear service. Find out what this phraseology means
Each day of the calendar is associated with some important events, significant holidays, name days of famous people. February 19 is no exception. In the history of Russia, he was remembered primarily as the date of the abolition of serfdom. But there are other important events that took place in different years around the world on this February day. Many famous people who influenced the course of history were also born on February 19th. Yes, and among the people this day is associated with many interesting signs
This article describes the appearance and interiors of the Mikhailovsky Palace, mentions the main facts from the history of its creation and further fate, and also gives a brief biography of the architect Karl Rossi