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General News Archive - June 27, 2012

Facebook Use Raises Self-Esteem

We all love social networks. New studies from the University of Georgia finds what people may really "like" about social networking is they get to talk about themselves.

Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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