Wednesday, September 20, 2006
Oh yeah, word of the day...
keenness of mental perception and understanding; discernment; penetration.
Archaic. keen vision.
(-adj. = perspicacious)
heard it: while reading 'Viroid Life: Perspectives on Nietzsche and the Transhuman Condition' (don't ask, I've never read Nietzsche in my life...)
example: '...a political perspicacity that is often lacking in current discourse.'
also came across this: a team of archaeologists desilting the harbour in efforts to reveal the ancient city of Alexandria (photo of "Priest carrying an effigy of Osiris of Canopus found on the Antirhodos Island near the two sphinxes.") Website: Franck Goggio. If only there were more lives to lead...