Monthly Archives: April 2017

Cultural Literacy: Absenteeism 

My definition – I’m not really sure about this one. Obviously it has to do with someone or something not being in attendance. I think it has legal or political connotations – like absentee ballots or voting in absentia. Real … Continue reading

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Cultural Literacy: Absolute Zero

My definition – the point at which there is no atomic movement; -273° C Real definition – the theoretical temperature at which atoms stop moving; 0 Kelvin

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Cultural Literacy: Abortion

My definition – the termination of a pregnancy, and a contentious political topic Real definition – the deliberate termination of a human pregnancy, most often performed during the first 28 weeks of pregnancy (Google).  It has been around for thousands … Continue reading

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Cultural Literacy: Aberdeen

My definition – city in Scotland Real definition – a city on the eastern coast of Scotland

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