PSLE: Dear students, Do not STRESS; Do your BEST; Forget the REST. "You may never know what results come of your action, but if you do nothing there will be no result.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi.

Word history

  • Tortilla meaning a thin , round, flat bread made from water and cornmeal: This word comes from mexico. In spanish, the word tortilla means "little round cakes".
  • Travel means to go from one place to another or make a trip: This word comes from a similar English word that means " to work hard or labour". This word came from an old french word meaning both "to labour" and 'to journey". the meaning of travel became limited to the work of getting from one place to another.
  • Truce meaning a short stop in fighting; This word comes from a Middle English word meaning "agreement". the middle English word comes from an Old English word meaning, "true" or "faithful". in a truce, both sides must be faithful to their agreement.
  • Tuesday meaning the third day of the week: This word comes from the old english word meaning "Twi's day". Tiw was the pagan English God of war.
  • Typhoon meaning a tropical storm with violent winds. Typhoons occur in the western Pacific ocean. This word is derived from two words in the chinese language that mean "great wind".