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Oddities News Archive - January 01, 2013

Michigan School Names Words That Should Go Over The Fiscal Cliff In 2013

Just in time for the new year, a Michigan school has released its annual list of useless, overused and misused words that should be history along with 2012.

Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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