A fact or idea that serves as a guide or aid in a task or problem.... (more)
The Merriam Webster Dictionary included "Dord" as an official word which was defined as Density.
This word was strange for it carried no references of its earlier usage, no etymology, and no examples-- a linguist's nightmare!
However, what showed up after investigation as a reason of its inclusio... (more)
Story of origin:
In olden time of Rome, the warriors serving the empire were payed with a handful of salt each day. Later, the officers in charge of distributing salt started finding the transport and preservation (from rain etc.) of the huge bulk inefficient, hence, the reward of salt was replac... (more)