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2009-02-13 08:05:00

Canadian Governor General Michaelle Jean's geography lesson for Ottawa school children was highlighted by her mistakenly naming a mountain range.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • 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."]