WORD OF THE DAY
velar [vee-ler] (adjective) articulated with the back of the tongue held close to or touching the soft palate.
In "The Wizard of Oz," what is the first name of old Miss Gulch?
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NUMBER TO KNOW
321: The area code for Cape Canaveral, Florida, is 321.
THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Sept. 26, 1580: English seaman Francis Drake returns to Plymouth, England, in the Golden Hind, becoming the first British navigator to sail the earth.
Tennis player Serena Williams (39)
QUOTE OF THE DAY
"Living in dreams of yesterday, we find ourselves still dreaming of impossible future conquests." - Charles Lindbergh