Mud / məd/
• n. soft, sticky matter resulting from the mixing of earth and water. Mud is an Old English word that has been with us since at least 1400. Other words for mud listed in the Oxford English Dictionary include slobber, slabber, slutch, lutulence, sloshiness and slushiness
GOOD MUD: The real name of blues musician Muddy Waters (1913-1983) was McKinley Morganfield
GOOD MUD: Mud baths are known for the anti-inflammatory properties. Their minerals help alleviate pains and muscle aches. These bathes can also offer a soothing effect resulting from its rich mineral content – sodium, magnesium, and potassium.
GOOD MUD: Mmmm.
BAD MUD: 8-step program to remove a muddy paw prints from a rug:
1. Apply a small amount of mild liquid detergent to the stain.
2. Blot the stain with a dry, white cloth.
3. Flood the area with white vinegar.
4. Blot again with the cloth.
5. Apply a little more liquid detergent to the stain.
6. Blot the stain again.
7. Flood the area with water.
8. Blot one last time.