The group of spikes at the end of stegosaurid tails are called the “thagomizer”. They had no distinct name until the term was coined in 1982 by a cartoonist.
Both Motel 6 and Super 8 got their names from the original prices of the rooms. Motel 6 started at $6 in 1962, and Super 8 at $8.88 in 1974.
Daily Prompts – Words and Images
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Today’s Word: Afraid
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- feeling fear; filled with apprehension:afraid to go.
- feeling regret, unhappiness, or the like:I’m afraid we can’t go on Monday.
- feeling reluctance, unwillingness, distaste, or the like:He seemed afraid to show his own children a little kindness.