Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Brahmin
 
Definition: (noun)
 
1) A member of the upper class, having wealth, social status, and political power.
 
Etymology:
 
From Sanskrit brahmin, a member of the priestly class, the highest of the four classes, from Brahma, the creator of the universe in Hinduism. Earliest documented use: 1481.
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On this Day in History

On this Day in History in 1612: First observation of Neptune – Galileo observes and records a “fixed star” without realising it is a planet.