Latest Abby J. Gardiner Stories

2013-02-27 23:00:45

Abby J. Gardiner, M.A. Founder/Writer http://www.stressbubbles.com presents a new series of posts that focus on stress relief strategies.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.