Word of the Day
- A clown; a rustic; a boor.
- A thick and heavy shoe.
According to the OED, the 'clod' portion of this word may be a variant of 'clot,' a mass or coagulation.
Quote of the DayOrganic life, we are told, has developed gradually from the protozoon to the philosopher, and this development, we are assured, is indubitably an advance. Unfortunately it is the philosopher, not the protozoon, who gives us this assurance.
- Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970), British philosopher, mathematician.