Old Dictionary Word of the Day

JOBBERNOWL. f.[jobbe. Flemish, dull; hnol, Sax. a head.] a loggerhead; blockhead.

From A Dictionary of the English Language,  by Samuel Johnson, 1768.

manualtraning-pic-1-540x362 Wm S Martin

Image from Manual Training – Play Problems, by William S. Marten (1917), The Public Domain Review

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s