Word of the Day
- An utterance used in lulling to sleep.
- A lullaby.
- A song containing this word.
'Balow' may be an alteration 'Bas le loup!,' (down! there the wolf), from an old French lullaby. However, the OED says this is only conjecture.
Quote of the DayThe scientific mind does not so much provide the right answers as ask the right questions.
- Claude Lévi-Strauss (b. 1908), French anthropologist.