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Learned: Families that collected & sold their urine to tan hides were "piss poor." Poorer families "didn't have a pot to piss in."
ClichéUpdate: Based on the increase in birth rate since the original quote, there are now 3 suckers born every 2 minutes.
Learned: the rye bread Pumpernickel's name is derived from an old Germanic term meaning "devil's fart."
It's more fun to scare someone on a day they don't expBOO! (& as a bonus, the lazy can just RT to frighten pals.)
Obscure Grammatical Learned: In English, "loanword" is a calque while "calque" is a loanword.
Average Wooter intelligence now quantifiable: nearly half a million rocks sold in one day at woot.com.
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