EXTEMPORANEOUS [ik-stem-puh-REY-nee-uh s]: done, spoken, performed, etc., without special advance preparation*


One of the episodes of my college freshman year course in Public Speaking that I really enjoyed was when the professor would ask (read: direct) one of us to come to the front of the class.   He would then give us a word upon which we were to take the next 5-10 minutes to expound […]

CEREBRAL: characterized by the use of the intellect rather than intuition or instinct*


There are many uses for the word cerebral in the realm of medicine and other sciences.   They all have to do with the brain and the various ways in which the brain controls the human body.  Some also deal with disease, such as cerebral palsy, clearly one of the worst diseases to attack the human […]