funny word of the day: cockle
Definition from Merriam-Webster:
1 : any of various chiefly marine bivalve mollusks (family Cardiidae) having a shell with convex radially ribbed valves; especially : a common edible European bivalve (Cerastoderma edule syn. Cardium edule)
2 : cockleshell
— cockle verb
Growing up I always heard the below phrase and had no idea what it meant. Now I do -- and it just warms the cockles of my heart!
cockles of the heart
: the core of one's being —usually used in the phrase warm the cockles of the heart