Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Wednesday's learn and earn...


insouciance \in-SOO-see-unss\ ~ noun

DEFINITION: lighthearted unconcern : nonchalance

EXAMPLES: The teenager’s careless insouciance about her schoolwork does not bode well for her grades.

DID YOU KNOW? Don't worry -- be insouciant. Perhaps your mind will rest easier if we explain that English speakers learned "insouciance" from the French in the 1700s (and the adjective "insouciant" has been part of our language since the 1800s). The French word comes from a combination of the negative prefix "in-" and "soucier," meaning "to trouble or disturb." "Soucier" in turn traces to "sollicitus," the Latin word for "anxious." If it seems to you that "sollicitus


Need some new make-up or hair care goods?  If you purchase $30.00 worth of Revlon and/or Nexxus products at Walgreen's between 9/1/2010 and 9/30/2010 you will get a $10.00 gift card to Walgreen's. 
All you need to do is send in the completed rebate form together with a copy of your Walgreen's receipt(s) with the items circled.  All rebate forms must be postmarked 9/30/2010.

Have a great day everyone, you're half way to to the weekend!


1 comment:

  1. Great word! Nice example of the word as well. Fun rebate, great way to get those new fall make up colors.


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