Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Riding on the Choo-Choo...


funny word of the day: caboose

Definition from Merriam-Webster:
ca·boose
Pronunciation:
\kə-ˈbüs\
Function:
noun
Etymology:
probably from Dutch kabuis, kombuis, from Middle Low German kabūse
Date:
1769
1 : a ship's galley 2 : a freight-train car attached usually to the rear mainly for the use of the train crew 3 : one that follows or brings up the rear 4 : buttocks

Definition #4 is, of course, the funniest one. ;)

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