Tag: Swamp

Whatever You Do, Don’t Call it a Swamp

testingWhatever You Do, Don’t Call it a Swamp

This warning isn’t as dire as heeding the call not to feed Mogwoi after midnight lest they become Gremlins, but evidently Congaree National Park in SC is sensitive about being called a “swamp” when in reality it’s a “floodplain.” Vocabulary lesson: Swamp = water all the time Floodplain = water present only when a river […]

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Land of Trembling Earth: The Okefenokee Swamp

The Okefenokee Swamp is at the Georgia-Florida border and is an experience not to miss. Unless of course you have swamps of your own with alligators galore, boat trails (vs hiking trails), and glorious mosquitoes (insert sarcastic font here–but only about the mosquitoes). We’ll pause for a phonetics lesson. Oh+key+fuh (phonetics)+no+kee So What Does the […]

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