Welcome to another lively installment of Word Woman’s Weekly Work-Out! On this day in 1929, the first ever Academy Awards ceremony took place in Hollywood, California. Here’s a stellar Word of the Week to brighten your vocabulary:
Origin of ALGID:
Latin algidus, from algēre to feel cold
First Known Use: circa 1623
Example: The algid temperature of the water belied the lake’s warm and inviting appearance.