Word of the Day
- A clown; a rustic; a boor.
- A thick and heavy shoe.
According to the OED, the 'clod' portion of this word may be a variant of 'clot,' a mass or coagulation.
Quote of the DayEvolution is the law of policies: Darwin said it, Socrates endorsed it, Cuvier proved it and established it for all time in his paper on 'The Survival of the Fittest.' These are illustrious names, this is a mighty doctrine: nothing can ever remove it from its firm base, nothing dissolve it, but evolution.
- Mark Twain (1835 - 1910), U.S. author.