It was quite a pother…

Coming from the Midwest, we are not familiar with creepy crawl creatures such as whats found in the southern regions. We met this little guy when we visited a friend in Florida, for the Daytona 500 in 2010. It was quite the pother when he crept up the screen door right next to our lounge chairs!

pother \ POTH-er \
1. A heated discussion, debate, or argument; fuss; to-do.
2. Commotion; uproar.
3. A choking or suffocating cloud, as of smoke or dust.
1.To worry; bother.

Origin: Pother is of unknown origin. It is not related to the word bother which did not enter English until the 1700s and is related to the word both .


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Posted on May 10, 2012, in Word-of-the-Day and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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