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Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.
Quote of the Day
Man has to awaken to wonder—and so perhaps do peoples. Science is a way of sending him to sleep again.

- Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889 - 1951), Austrian philosopher.