Human capital - The health, strength, education, training, and skills which people bring to their jobs.
Human resources - The quantity and quality of human effort directed toward producing goods and services (also called labor).
Incentives - Factors that motivate and influence the behavior of households and businesses. Prices, profits, and losses act as incentives for participants to take action in a market economy.
A Guide to Inventions and Discoveries
Solar energy: First realistic application of solar energy using parabolic solar reflector to drive caloric engine on steam boiler, John Ericsson, U.S., 1860s.
Solar system, universe: (Sun-centered universe) Nicolaus Copernicus, Warsaw, 1543; (establishment of planetary orbits as elliptical) Johannes Kepler, Germany, 1609; (infinity of universe) Giordano Bruno, Italian monk, 1584.
Each word with a suffix 'ism' represents a philosophical, political or moral doctrine or a belief system.
collectivism doctrine of communal con trol of means of production
collegialism theory that church is inde pendent from the state
conceptualism theory that universal truths exist as mental concepts
Recently-coined new words in English, terms and expressions with their meaning.
Funemployment: A blend of 'fun' and 'unemployed'. Someone who enjoys not having a job because they have more time for leisure and fun activities.
proverb - is a saying that makes a truth or piece of wisdom easier to remember e.g. a stitch in time saves nine
empty vessels make the most noise
people who are the least intelligent are often the loudest and talk the most The man talked endlessly but he never knew much about what he was saying. He was a good example that empty vessels make the most noise.
he who pays the piper calls the tune
the person who pays for something should co trol how it is spent or used The oil company was paying the expenses for the theater group. However, he who pays the piper calls the tune and they wanted to help decide which plays would be performed.
it takes all kinds (to make a world)
different people like different things The woman was wearing very strange clothes. It seems that it takes all kinds to make a world.
jump out of the frying pan and into the fir to leave one dangerous or bad situation for a situation that is worse My friend jumped out of the frying pan and into the fire. He changed jobs and had more problems in his new job than in his old one.
Silly Snakes Slither Through The Sand
(Repeat it loudly a few times to check if you could say it fast, without a slip)