A prolonged period of conflict during which each side seeks to wear down the other by a series of small-scale actions.
War of attrition
Fact of the Day
A rhinoceros kept as an exotic 'pet' during the Enlightenment was given three bottles of wine a day
Quote of the Day
"He who is the author of a war lets loose the whole contagion of hell and opens a vein that bleeds a nation to death. "
~ Thomas Paine
On This Day
1660 Charles II marched into London and was restored to the throne after 11 years in exile.