Word of the Day
- A drink made of molasses and water, and sometimes a little vinegar and ginger; also, rum and water sweetened with molasses, formerly a common beverage among American sailors; hence, in sailors' use, any strong drink, sweetened and flavored.
The origin of this word is unknown although it may be related to 'swizzle.'
Quote of the DayThere is no greater impediment to progress in the sciences than the desire to see it take place too quickly.
- G. C. Lichtenberg (1742 - 1799), German physicist, philosopher.