"My word [is] my bond" - Meaning, that by just giving my word you can be assured that the promise of action I have just made will be kept. Originating from the London Stock Exchange from the early 1800's where financial bargains and trades were made with no written pledges, no documents, and no contracts. Reputation was collateral in 19th Century England. Trust was built up and your bank of trust guaranteed you trading opportunities. These days, honor is rare. The "word" of anyone is doubtfu...
Latin phrases everyone should know. Also that I don't want to forget!!!!! Something I heard recently is that YOLO is the new young generation's CARPE DIEM. I'm not a fan of YOLO guess that makes me old. I'm proud of my CARPE DIEM!! I would much rather be well read and educated then pop culture savvy.