Wednesday Winner: Picayune


Aishwarya from Rocky Mount, NC chose picayune because it is a “very unusual word I learnt in GRE.”

Submit your favorite word here and it could be chosen as one of our Word of the Day selections!


  1. Sage -  May 15, 2014 - 11:55 pm

    Ya the picayune was a Spanish coin that took its name from a French picaillon. The New Orleans newspaper is named after this coin that early European settlers used. And it also the name of a town in Mississippi I lived in!

  2. Andy Weir -  April 23, 2014 - 1:06 pm

    What is the difference between to appraise and to apprise?


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