Fun Fact of the Day

Fun Fact of the Day: Nacho is a common nickname for the Spanish name Ignacio. The heroic Nacho who is immortalized by the dish first crafted the snack almost by accident, when he was pressured to create a meal using whatever he could find in the kitchen.

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Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Ort
 
Pronunciation: /awrt/
 
Definition: (noun)
 
1) a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal. Usually, orts.
 
Etymology: Ort entered English in the 1400s. Low German ort and early Dutch oorete are cognates.

Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Anthophilous
 
Pronunciation: /anˈTHäfələs/
 
Definition: (adj)
 
1) attracted by or living among flowers.
2) feeding on flowers, as certain insects.
3) (of insects or other animals) frequenting flowers.
 
Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek anthos + English -philous