Word of the Day
- A drink made of molasses and water, and sometimes a little vinegar and ginger; also, rum and water sweetened with molasses, formerly a common beverage among American sailors; hence, in sailors' use, any strong drink, sweetened and flavored.
The origin of this word is unknown although it may be related to 'swizzle.'
Quote of the DayThe negative cautions of science are never popular. If the experimentalist would not commit himself, the social philosopher, the preacher, and the pedagogue tried the harder to give a short-cut answer.
- Margaret Mead (1901 - 1978)