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 DayThere is in every American, I think, something of the old Daniel Boone who, when he could see the smoke from another chimney, felt himself too crowded and moved further out into the wilderness.
- Hubert H. Humphrey (1911 - 1978), U.S. Democratic politician, vice president.