LEACOCK

Leacock, Stephen Leacock, Stephen Butler Leacock

(noun) Canadian economist best remembered for his humorous writings (1869-1944)

Source: WordNet® 3.1



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Word of the Day

22 June 2024

POOR

(adjective) characterized by or indicating poverty; “the country had a poor economy”; “they lived in the poor section of town”


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Coffee Trivia

The first coffee-house in Mecca dates back to the 1510s. The beverage was in Turkey by the 1530s. It appeared in Europe circa 1515-1519 and was introduced to England by 1650. By 1675 the country had more than 3,000 coffee houses, and coffee had replaced beer as a breakfast drink.

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