Goooood afternoon! What a chilly day in Mt. Vernon, but we’re keeping you warm with some awesome music and the Mystery Box!
The mystery box was a confusing one today! I was really stumped!
It was a granola bar! Thanks to Jennie for helping me figure it out!
Our Word of the Day today was a spookily appropriate one.
- Slang. a surgeon or physician.
The etymology of sawbones is appallingly familiar to anyone who has seenphotos from the Civil War or Gone with the Wind. The word is relativelymodern, first appearing in Charles Dickens’ The Pickwick Papers (1837).
Thanks for listening!
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