Quote and Word of the Week

Quote of the Week
“All warfare is based on deception. Hence, when we are able to attack, we must seem unable; when using our forces, we must appear inactive; when we are near, we must make the enemy believe we are far away; when far away, we must make him believe we are near.” ― Sun Tzu, The Art of War

The Last Quarter Moon is Friday, March 9, 2018

Word of the Week:
peculate –
to steal or take dishonestly money, especially public funds, or property entrusted to one’s care; embezzle

Origin of peculate: 1740-50; v. use of peculate – embezzlement (now obsolete) < Latin peculatus, equivalent to pecula(ri) to embezzle, literally, to make public property private + -tus suffix of verb action.