Fun Fact of the Day

Fun Fact of the Day: The puma has the largest geographic range of any land mammal in the Western Hemisphere. In North America, scientists have found puma home ranges that varied in size from 12 – 398 miles. The Puma concolor is known by a variety of common names through its vast range including puma, mountain lion and cougar.

Quote of the Day

The critical importance of honest journalism and a free flowing, respectful national conversation needs to be had in our country. But it is being buried as collateral damage in a war whose battles include political correctness and ideological orthodoxy.
 
Juan Williams

Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Coze
 
Pronunciation: /kohz/
 
Definition: (noun, verb)
 
1) a friendly talk; a chat.
2) to converse in a friendly way; chat.
3) an intimate friendly chat
4) a state of comfort and warmth
5) to chat in an intimate and friendly manner
 
Etymology: Coze came to English in the 1820s from French causer “to chat,” from Old French “to reason, expound.” Ultimately coze derives from Latin causārī “to plead a cause, plead as an excuse.”

Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Bobbery
 
Pronunciation: /BOB-uh-ree/
 
Definition: (noun, adj)
 
1) Squabble; commotion; confusion.
2) A disturbance; brawl.
3) (Hunting) Also called: bobbery pack a mixed pack of hunting dogs, often not belonging to any of the hound breeds
4) a noisy commotion
5) noisy or excitable
 
Etymology: A corruption of Hindi “bap re” (literally, oh father!), an exclamation of surprise, grief, etc., from bap (father) + re (oh). Earliest documented use: 1816.