Home » Dictionary » archaearium


 n.— «One answer is what he calls an archaearium, a “non-building” with copper roofing and glass walls over interactive exhibits and an open floor showing the excavation of a house that was probably burned during Bacon’s Rebellion of 1676.» —“Old Jamestown gets new name, new image; historic site is preparing for the 400th anniversary” by Diane Tennant Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, Va.) May 10, 2002. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

Leave a comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Further reading

You Belong to the Blue Hen’s Chicken

A Virginia listener says that often when she’d leave the house, her grandfather would tell her Remember you belong to the land of the blue hen’s chicken. What in the world did that mean? The feisty blue hen is the state bird of Delaware...

Mrs. Astor’s Horse (episode #1530)

“What has a head like a cat, feet like a cat, a tail like a cat, but isn’t a cat?” Answer: a kitten! A 1948 children’s joke book has lots of these to share with kids. Plus: an easy explanation for the difference between...