Here today, gone tomorrow. Something ephemeral lasts but a short time and is often referred to as ephemera. If I decided to stop doing this word of the day thing, it will have been an ephemeral project.
blockquote>Learn a new word every day.
Repeat it and remind yourself what it means at least three times in a day.
Try to use the word in conversation or writing today.
Get a dictionary and look words up.