Fun Fact of the Day: Fungi are put into groups by the way they reproduce. The name Zygommcota comes from zygosporangia, where strong and tough round shaped spores are formed during sexual reproduction. They are mostly found living in soil or on decaying plant or animal material.
Word of the Day: Perfidious
1) Deceitful and untrustworthy
2) Deliberately faithless
Etymology: Late 16th century: from Latin perfidiosus, from perfidia ‘treachery.
Friday’s Riddle Answer: Fingerprints
Riddle of the Day: Can you think of two common word that contains double C, double S and double L?
On this Day in History in 1066: Halley’s Comet sparks English monk to predict country will be destroyed.
On this Day in History in 1184 B.C.: The Greeks enter Troy using the Trojan Horse (traditional date).
It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds. In the best books, great men talk to us, give us their most precious thoughts, and pour their souls into ours.
William Ellery Channing
Word of the Day: Sybaritic
1) Devoted to or relating to luxury and pleasure.
3) Of, relating to, or characteristic of Sybaris or its inhabitants.
Etymology: After Sybaris, an ancient Greek city in southern Italy noted for its wealth, whose residents were notorious for their love of luxury. Earliest documented use: 1619.
Yesterday’s Riddle Answer: One Word
Riddle of the Day: The more you take, the more you leave behind. What am I?