# Word for the Day

An assortment of different things…





smorgasbord is an assortment of different things — a magazine might feature a smorgasbord of stories on a wide variety of subjects.


Use the noun smorgasbord when you’re talking about a selection of things, like a fabulous breakfast buffet, a long list of college classes you could take, or a motley group of camping companions. In Swedish, a smörgåsbord is a table full of different sandwich offerings. It literally means “butter goose table,” from smörgås, which alternately means “bread and butter,” and “bread and goose,” plus bord, or “table.”



Thanks to vocabulary.com

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