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 DayThe historic ascent of humanity, taken as a whole, may be summarized as a succession of victories of consciousness over blind forces in nature, in society, in man himself.
- Leon Trotsky (1879 - 1940), Russian revolutionary.