47. Word of the Day: DIASPORA

47 Days.  1,128 Hours.  67,680 Minutes.

I'm gonna make a huge assumption here.  You're a teenager.  You're like 16? At your age, there were certain words that I just pretended to know and never bothered to learn them.  Bureaucracy was one.  Another one was Diaspora.  The College Board wants you to know about Diaspora.  It is sometimes applied to the Jews being scattered from their homeland.  But, it doesn't have to be the Jews.  In fact, it could be the Sogdians.  Yeah, the Sogdians. Don't act you don't know the Sogdians!  (No one has ever heard of the Sogdians.  I thought it was a typo the first time I read it.  So, I looked it up... They are real people.)  Here's an infographic to help you out:

Posted on March 26, 2016 .