Science News Archive - August 04, 2004
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- It turns out that what you long thought to be true is true: Mosquitoes prefer biting some people more than others. "Some people are just more attractive," said Ulrich Bernier, a research chemist with the U.S.
Word of the Day
- To play, gamble.
- To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
- A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.