Word of the Day
- A bat; a reremouse; a flindermouse.
This word is in imitation of the German 'fledermaus.' 'Die Fledermaus' ('The Bat') is an operatta composed by Johann Strauss II.
Quote of the DayGreen politics at its worst amounts to a sort of Zen fascism; less extreme, it denounces growth and seeks to stop the world so that we can all get off.
- Chris Patten (b. 1944), British Conservative politician.