Quantcast

Latest Marjoram Stories

2008-08-17 18:00:39

By Christine Arpe Gang This is a time of year herb gardeners savor. The tasty and aromatic plants they love to grow and use are now at their peak. Some of them, such as rosemary, thyme and parsley, remain evergreen and usable throughout the winter.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.