Oddities News Archive - September 06, 2012
Humanity has come up with several explanations for telling half-truths or falsehoods in the years we’ve been walking upright. We have plenty of reasons to avoid the truth, but why do we do it?
Word of the Day
- One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
- A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.