Look what we found!

The famous “Leg Lamp” from “A Christmas Story”.
My son Coleman will love this shot! That movie has to be one of the many, that he can quote every single line, from beginning to end. The lamp makes me ponder…what exactly is the fulcrum of a 1-legged lamp? Nonetheless, it has definitely become an icon for the season.

folcrum \ FOOL-kruhm \
1. The support, or point of rest, on which a lever turns.
2. Any prop or support.
3. Zoology. Any of various structures in an animal serving as a hinge or support.

1. To fit with a fulcrum; put a fulcrum on.

Origin: Fulcrum originally referred to a bed post from the Latin word fulcire meaning “to prop up.”


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Posted on May 5, 2012, in Word-of-the-Day and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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