"ground for belief; that which tends to prove or disprove something; something that makes plain, obvious, or clear" from the Latin preposition e, ex
meaning "out of, from" and the Latin verb video, videns
meaning "to see" (All information is from www.wikipedia.org
– evident, self-evident, television, video game
Sample sentence – “Detectives often use DNA evidence to retroactively crack unsolved cases."
ABBREVIATION OF THE WEEK:
P.M. = Post Meridiem
– after midday – from the Latin preposition post
meaning "after, behind" and the Latin noun meridies, meridiei
meaning "noon, midday, South" – used to mark time, as opposed to A.M. (Ante Meridiem
, or before midday).
APHORISM OF THE WEEK:
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush...
*Earlier this year, Mr. Ed Nolan dressed as Sherlock Holmes while his students used evidence to solve science mysteries. You never know what to expect on a typical day of class!