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.


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