funny word of the day: blimp
Definition from Merriam-Webster:
Etymology: imitative; perhaps from the sound made by striking the gas bag with the thumb
Date: 19161 : an airship that maintains its form by pressure from contained gas
2 capitalized : colonel blimp
I wanted to pick a word that had relevance to New Year's Day but I couldn't think of one. I figure there are probably some blimps flying over the various Bowl games today so it was good enough. Here's to a great 2010 filled with lots of funny words!