nepoticide: Word of the day for February 18, 2018

nepoticide , n :
(countable, uncountable) The killing of one’s own nephew.
(countable) One who kills his or her own nephew.


QWERTY: Word of the day for February 17, 2018

QWERTY , adj :
Denoting a standard layout of keys on a keyboard for typing, in which the leftmost keys of the top lettered row are Q-W-E-R-T-Y.
American inventor Christopher Latham Sholes, who came up with the qwerty keyboard, died on this day in 1890.

jab molassie: Word of the day for February 13, 2018

jab molassie , n :
(Trinidad and Tobago) A traditional character in the Trinidad and Tobago Carnival dressed as a devil, mostly naked and covered in molasses or grease and a colourful dye.
Today is Shrove Tuesday or Mardi Gras in Western Christianity in 2018, the day before the start of Lent when carnivals are often held.