Co-fhad-thràth an fhoghair / Autumn equinox 🌾 🍁 🍂 #Equinox #Gaelic #Fall (via @GaelicToronto)

Sam, a semi-colon, and an Oxford comma walk into a bar. They both have a great time.

The Hobbit

On this day in 1937: J.R.R. #Tolkien’s The Hobbit was published. The book tells of a hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, and his journey with thirteen dwarves to recover their treasure from a dragon, Smaug. (via @TolkienSociety)

In 1802, the local name for the Loch Ness Monster in Abriachan was ‘an t-salamandar mhor’

i.e. ‘The Big Salamander’

(via @WeirdScotland)

The word ‘catillate’ means “to lick dishes.” (via @MerriamWebster)