Word of the Day: Polar

po·lar/ˈpōlər/, adjective:

1. relating to a geographic or magnetic pole

He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it.” Confucius, 551 BCE – 479 BCE

Polar coordinates aren’t just arctic fashions.” Anonymous graffiti

2. at opposite ends; completely different

Love and hate, despite their polar opposites, are both feelings that are induced by passion. I can handle that. It’s the indifference I don’t know how to process.” Colleen Hoover, 1979 –

pictured: Rome Rotarian Carla Till presenting dictionaries to attentive students at Jay Elementary School, Rome, NY.

For over 10 years the Rotary Club of Rome has given dictionaries to students in Oneida County, New York. This year, Rotarians delivered books to eight schools in Rome City School District. “It is a joy for me to go into the schools every year and represent all the good Rotary does for our community,” said member and Project Coordinator Carla Till. From the pictures, it is clear that the students of Rome City School District appreciate and take pride in their new personal dictionary. Thank you Rome Rotarians!