Sunday, April 24, 2011


Today's word is a simple everyday word - I like simple everyday words because those can sometimes be the most complex and most diverse words.

Dig, although is really a simple word. You don't really have to dig too deep to understand the various meanings of the word.

Today, I will review the word DIG using dictionary definitions, quotes and a few images.

Definition: to break up, turn over, or remove earth, sand, etc., as with a shovel, spade, bulldozer, or claw; make an excavation.
“He who seeks vengeance must dig two graves: one for his enemy and one for himself”
Chinese proverb

“There comes a time in every rightly constructed boy's life that he has a raging desire to go somewhere and dig for hidden treasure”
Mark Twain

Definition: a cutting, sarcastic remark.


“My favorite review described me as the cinematic equivalent of junk mail. I don't know what that means, but it sounds like a dig”
Steve Buscemi

  Definition: to find or discover by effort or search

“Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if we have to dig a little to find it”
Tori Amos

“Being in front of all these people staring at you and it helps you to dig down and become more emotional and get lost in it as you're feeding on people's energy”
Fred Durst

Definition: to like, love, or enjoy

“When I played God Bless The Queen, I was wondering if they was gonna dig us, then quite naturally I'd go on and try to get it together”
Jimi Hendrix

Definition: to understand


“Those big-shot writers could never dig the fact that there are more salted peanuts consumed than caviar”
Mickey Spillane

 Incubus - Dig (2006)



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