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  • Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

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  • Word of the Day

    scabrous SKAB-ruhs (adjective) full of difficulties; having a rough surface because of minute points or projections; indecent or scandalous; risqué; obscene. - www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day



    Book enthusiasts can rejoice and recommend their favorites to others on Goodreads. It’s also a social network full of quizzes, quotes, lists and trivia.

    Number to Know

    38: On this date in 1876, Colorado was admitted as the 38th U.S. state.

    This Day in History

    Aug. 1, 1966: Charles Whitman kills 16 people at the University of Texas at Austin before being killed by police.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Director Sam Mendes (48)

    Daily Quote

    “It is easier to love humanity as a whole than to love one's neighbor.” - Eric Hoffer

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