Word of the Day
- The act or method of catching turtles; the business of a turtler.
- Any slow progression or build-up.
- in gaming, a defensive strategy of avoiding conflict, usually in a fixed position.
'Turtle' may be an alteration of 'tortoise,' which may come from the Late Latin 'tartaruchus,' of the underworld.
Quote of the DayScience is intimately integrated with the whole social structure and cultural tradition. They mutually support one other only in certain types of society can science flourish, and conversely without a continuous and healthy development and application of science such a society cannot function properly.
- Talcott Parsons (1902 - 1979)