Courtney’s Weekly Words

Courtney Faber

Word of the week: algid (al’-jid) adj. chilly, cold. [from Latin algidus, from algere “to be cold.”]

Fact of the week: Mario, of Super Mario Bros. fame, appeared in the 1981 arcade game, Donkey Kong. His original name was Jumpman, but was changed to Mario to honor the Nintendo of America’s landlord, Mario Segali

Did they seriously just say that? “I think that the film Clueless was very deep. I think it was deep in the way that it was very light. I think lightness has to come from a very deep place if it’s true lightness.” – Alicia Silverstone, Actress

Weekly thought: “Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest” – Mark Twain