decant \dih-KANt\, verb:
1. to pour (a liquid) from one container to another.
2. to pour (wine or other liquid) gently so as not to disturb the sediment.
Decant originally comes from the Latin word canth meaning "spout, rim of a vessel." One of the many meanings of the prefix de- is "removal."
- Also known as 'laptop leg', this is when your foot and/or leg goes numb because of the way you are standing/sitting. Due to your avid interest in you device, however, you don't notice until it becomes painful.
Guy 2: I was just standing by the kitchen counter looking at my phone, and suddenly my foot went numb.
Guy 1: Ah, another case of 'phone foot'.
Years before his election, what 19th-century U.S. president pawned his gold watch for $22 to buy Christmas gifts for his pregnant wife and their three children?
- Ulysses S. Grant, in 1857.
- Joseph Rainey: became the first African American to sit in the US House of Representatives (1870)
- The Katzenjammer Kids: oldest comic strip still in syndication debuted (1897)
- Guglielmo Marconi: transmitted the first transatlantic radio signal, from Cornwall to Newfoundland; the feat was unsubstantiated (1901)
- Boys Town: youth center was founded by Father Flanagan (1917)
- Arthur Ashe: became the first African American to be ranked #1 in tennis (1968)
- Paul Rodgers (Bad Company) 1949
- Cathy Rigby 1952