Often

of•ten (ˈɔ fən, ˈɒf ən; ˈɔf tən, ˈɒf-) adverb. 1. many times; frequently. 2. in many cases.  fre·quen·te·men·te |qüen| How often do you pronounce the t in often? Often enough to change, perhaps. Quite often, we tell lies to ourselves. Every so often, we say we cannot, when we know we can. More often than not, we get to believe in those stories we tell. Quite […]

Blurred

blurred (blɜːd)  adjective. indistinct or hazy in outline; unclear in form or expression   turvo(a)   Lê este artigo em Português aqui.   Blurred is what life is. Most of the time. Against our desire for clarity. And we must keep going, we always have to, even especially when things get blurred. Because somehow, somewhere, at a given step […]

Air

air (ɛər)  noun. 1. The atmosphere. A colourless, odourless and tasteless gaseous mixture, mainly nitrogen and oxygen that surrounds the earth. 2. An atmospheric movement; a light breeze. 3. The sky.ar Can you think of a word simpler than “ar”? It feels as light and effortless as its own meaning. And it makes you want to repeat it over and over through your day, a thousand times if needed: ar… ar… ar… […]

Globetrotter

globe•trot•ter (ˈgloʊbˌtrɒt ər)  noun. A person who travels often and widely to countries all over the world. cos·mo·po·li·ta I love the expression cidadão do mundo. I love even more the expression globetrotter. And how I wish one was the translation of the other. But, no. The dictionary often prefers to translate “globetrotter” as “cosmopolita”, perhaps out of respect due to our dear Greek word kosmos. […]