Oddities News Archive - September 28, 2011
In the animal world, males typically search for their female partners. The mystery is that in some species, you get a reversal -- the females search for males.
Word of the Day
- an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
- In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]