On this Day in History

On this Day in History in 1704: 1st successful US newspaper; published in Boston by John Campbell, The Boston News-Letter.
 
On this Day in History in 1920: American Professional Football Association forms (NFL).
 
On this Day in History in 1875: The game “snooker” was invented by Sir Neville Chamberlain.

Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Codswallop
 
Pronunciation: (KODZ-wol-uhp)
 
Definition: (noun)
 
1) Nonsense
 
Etymology: 1960s: sometimes said to be named after Hiram Codd, who invented a bottle for carbonated beverages (1875); the derivation remains unconfirmed.