General Medical Experts
There are different types of doctors who treat various medical conditions according to their specialization.
General Dentist ~ Looks after dental health, teeth and dental problems like cavities, bleeding gums, etc.
Pediatric Dentist/Pedodontist ~ Looks after the dental health and oral hygiene of children.
Periodontist ~ Treats problems related to periodontics and the supporting structures of teeth like roots, gums and bones.
Seven Meals of the Day
Do you know all the words for the meals that we eat during the day? Most people probably eat about three main meals every day, but here are seven words for main and other meals that we often use:
The first meal of the day. Usually around 6am-9am.
A meal eaten in the late morning, instead of BReakfast and lUNCH. (informal)
A snack (for example, biscuits and coffee). Around 11am. (BrE, informal)
A meal in the middle of the day. Usually around noon or 1pm.
A light afternoon meal of sandwiches, cakes etc, with a drink of tea. Around 4pm. It is also sometimes called afternoon tea (mainly BrE). The word tea can also refer to a cooked evening meal, around 6pm (BrE).
A light or informal evening meal. Around 6pm-7pm.
The main meal of the day, eaten either in the middle of the day or in the evening. Usually when people say "dinner", they mean an evening meal, around 7pm-9pm.
An idiom a day, keeps confusion away
Between the devil and the deep blue sea
If you are caught between the devil and the deep blue sea, you are in a dilemma; a difficult choice.
Cold light of day
If you see things in the cold light of day, you see them as they really are, not as you might want them to be.
Don't look a gift horse in the mouth
This means that if you are given something, a present or a chance, you should not waste it by being too critical or examining it too closely.
Recently-coined new words in English, terms and expressions with their meaning.
Cyberchondriac : A person who imagines that he/she is suffering from an illness after reading about the symptoms on the Internet!
Each word with a suffix 'ism' represents a philosophical, political or moral doctrine or a belief system.
paedobaptism doctrine of infant baptism
panaesthetism theory that consciousness may inhere generally in matter
pancosmism theory that the material uni verse is all that exists
panentheism belief that world is part but not all of God's being