tuque /tūk/ n Canadian English, var. toque[19th c. Canadian French, from the French toque, from the Basque tauka] 1 A close-fitting knitted cap, often with a long tapering end or tassel or pompom. 2 fig Something quintessentially Canadian.
souq/sūk/ n from the Arabic سوقvar. souk 1 An open-air marketplace. 2fig A central meeting place for the circulation of news and ideas.
Monday, April 19, 2010
Quote-Unquote: Mahatma Gandhi
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."
--Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, attributed.
(Context: Quoted in the introduction to PREM: The Heartbeat of a Movment, 2003.)