Word of the Day


WORD OF THE DAY
Hoarfrost
HOHR-frost
Part of speech: noun
Origin: Middle English, 13th century
1

Frost that forms from dew

2

Frost that occurs in freezers with high humidity

Examples of Hoarfrost in a sentence

“On cold mornings, the hoarfrost coats everything in a sheen of ice crystals.”

“His job was to thaw out the walk-in freezer when it was filled with hoarfrost.”

Did you know


Did you know…

… that today is Take a Tribe to Lunch Day? On the birthday of anthropologist Margaret Mead, who lived for many years among primitive people, take a tribe out to lunch. Mead was born on December 16, 1901, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Today’s Inspirational Quote:

“I was wise enough never to grow up, while fooling people into believing I had.”

— Margaret Mead

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