Friday, October 26, 2012

Quiz of the day (44)

I enjoy answering quiz questions. If you are like me, here is a random quiz question of the day in general knowledge for you to answer or else check back tomorrow for the answer.
I am positive you have seen around your house, lawn or yard. Which insect do you think calls "formicary" as its home?
a) ants
b) bees
c) termites
d) wasps
Quiz of the day (43) Answer: b) Jackfruit (Enormous and prickly on the outside; an immense edible fruit; with nutritious seeds commonly roasted)

Monday, October 1, 2012

October flower

October flower-Marigold
Meaning-hopefulness, winning grace
Scientific name-calendula officinalis; 
scientific meaning-throughout the months 
Hidden meaning-"You are my Divinity"
Other names-Mary's Gold; summer's bride; husbandman's dial

"When with a serious musing I behold
The graceful and obsequious marigold,
How duly every morning she displays
Her open breast, when Titan spreads his rays."
- George Wither, The Marigold