stalactites vs stalagmites : Common Errors in English

About stalactites vs stalagmites

There’s an old joke that will help you keep these straight. Remember“ants in the pants”; the mites go up and the tights come down.

stalactites in News

  • New Animal's Skull Discovered in Niger

    The face of the Bunostegos' looks like it was made by a kindergartner who went wild with a tub of Play-Doh. Flaps of skin are stretched below its chin, hanging like stalactites. Hard knobs decorate its nose and forehead. As weird looking as the animal is, it was able to live in the harsh deserts of the ancient supercontinent, Pangea.        
    on June 26, 2013 Source: ABC News

stalagmites in News

  • The Rock Doc: Cave formations another record of climate change - Mon, 22 Jul 2013 PST

    Some of the interesting features of certain caves are stalactites and stalagmites, the columnlike features that hang down from the ceiling and are built up from the floor. Humans have known of their existence since time immemorial, but it’s only in recent years we’ve realized they have a story about climate to tell us. As reported recently in Science Express, researchers led by a team at the ...
    on July 22, 2013 Source: The Spokesman-Review

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