Fun Fact February 3, 2021.
3 February 2021
Weird word Wednesday and this one might help you our in a Scrabble game. The word is quire. It has a couple of meanings, all having to do with sheets of paper or parchment. In modern terms a quire is 24 or 25 sheets of the same size paper, or about one twentieth of a ream. The first known use of the word is from the 15th Century. In Middle English there is a word quaire which means four sheets of paper folded once. It is also the archaic spelling of choir, you know a group of singers. For you Scrabble players, next time you get the “Q” remember quire and you’ll get 14 points and get that troublesome letter off your tile rack.