Word of the day

The term QUOCKERWODGER, although referring to a wooden toy figure which jerks its limbs about when pulled by a string, has been supplemented with a political meaning. A pseudo-politician, one whose strings of action are pulled by somebody else, is now often termed a QUOCKERWODGER.

  • notorious - adjective: Known widely and unfavorably.
  • parboil - verb tr.: To boil partially; to cook partly by boiling.