Word of the Day
- The round disk used to play winks in the game of tiddlywinks.
- Someone who squidges a wink in the game of tiddlywinks.
The origin of this word is uncertain. The earliest citation, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is 1955.
Quote of the DayIn science, "fact" can only mean "confirmed to such a degree that it would be perverse to withold provisional assent". I suppose that apples may start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms.
- Stephen Jay Gould