abderitism , n :
(philosophy) The theory that the human race’s morality will never advance beyond its present state.
German philosopher Immanuel Kant, who coined the German word Abderitismus from which the English word is derived, died on this day in 1804.
zaikai , n :
Collectively, the powerful and influential businesspeople and tycoons of Japan.
Today is National Foundation Day in Japan.
interrobang , n :
The nonstandard punctuation mark ‽ (a combination of ? and !), which may be used at the end of a sentence to express excitement or disbelief, or to indicate that it is a rhetorical question.
American advertising executive Martin K. Speckter, who invented the symbol and coined its name, died in 1988 on the 14th of this month.