W.O.T.D.


WORD OF THE DAY
FactoidFAK-toidPart of speech: nounOrigin: American English, 1970s
1A brief or trivial item of news or information.2An assumption or speculation that is reported and repeated so often that it becomes accepted as fact.
 
Examples of Factoid in a sentence “Mary loved collecting drinks with factoids under the bottle cap.” “Despite the popular factoid, it is not dangerous to drink soda and eat Pop Rocks.”