Wednesday Winner: Eleemosynary
Today’s Word of the Day was chosen by a few people for a variety of reasons. William S. in Cocoa, Fl., and Ken R. of Easton, PA, both chose the word because not many people have heard of it. Jack F., of Lexington, KY liked it for the way it sounds while James B. of Palmerston North, New Zealand said it’s an “amusingly complicated word.” Finally …
A “zedonk,” half donkey/zebra, was just born. What are the parents of ligers, dzos, and beefalos?
Zedonk. Yes, this is for real. “The offspring of a zebra and a donkey.” Prepare yourself for an even larger dose of absurdity: there are plenty more zany names for unlikely crossbreeds, and we’ve collected a nonsensical herd of them. We don’t know if the baby zedonk, born in the state of Georgia about a week ago, has a name, but an Associated Press report notes that …
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