Technology / Motorcycle / Roost: The debris kicked up by a spinning rear wheel. Used as a verb, to leave someone behind.

Christmas Eve

Life Style / Holiday / Christmas Eve: Many families celebrate Christmas Eve with dinners, visiting and carol-singing, followed by midnight church services. Norwegians say that Christmas Peace descends at 4 o'clock in the afternoon. Polish MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Toponym: A place-name, such as 'Detroit' or 'Transylvania,' or 'Rooster Rock.' Toponyms are fascinating on a linguistic level. Often their etymology reveals an etiological narrative from local mythology or fol MORE

Composite Monster

Entertainment / Literature / Composite Monster: (in architecture, often called a chimera after the Greek monster) The term is one mythologists use to describe the fantastical creatures in Assyrian, Babylonian, Greek, and medieval European legends i MORE