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2013-04-10 10:51:50

One of the Crescent City's time-honored traditions — a steaming bowl of Yak-a-mein Soup, a.k.a., "Old Sober" – after a night of partying in the French Quarter actually does have a basis in scientific fact. That was the word today from an overview of the chemistry of hangovers, presented as part of the 245th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society. Alyson E. Mitchell, Ph.D., said foods like Yak-a-mein –...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.