Friday September 21st 2012

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Thought for the Day

“We shall seek the truth
and endure the consequences.”

~ Charles Seymour
(1884-1963)

Charles Seymour (January 1, 1885 – August 11, 1963) was an American academic, historian and President of Yale University from 1937 to 1951.



Word For the Day: sedulous

adjective \?se-j?-l?s\

  1. involving or accomplished with careful perseverance
  2. diligent in application or pursuit

Synonyms:

active, assiduous, bustling, diligent, employed, engaged, hopping, industrious, laborious, occupied, busy, tied-up, working

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Example Sentences:

  1. The sedulous stone mason laid each stone with precision and care.
  2. She was sedulous in her studies earning her scholarships and respect from her peers.


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History Today:

  • 1780 – Benedict Arnold commits treason against the America during the American Revolution
  • 1897 – “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus” is published in the New York Sun.
  • 1981 – Sandra Day O’Connor is unanimously approved by the U.S. Senate as the first female Supreme Court justice.
  • 1989 – Colin Powell – First African American appointed chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff.
  • 1989 – Hurricane Hugo hits South Carolina with winds of 135 mph
  • 1957 – “Perry Mason” with Raymond Burr premieres on CBS-TV

Happy Birthday:

  • 1866 – H. G. Wells, English writer (d. 1946)
  • 1934 – Leonard Cohen, Canadian singer and songwriter
  • 1942 – U-Roy, Jamaican musician, toasting pioneer
  • 1950 – Bill Murray, American comedian and actor
  • 1971 – David Vetter, The Boy in the Bubble (d. 1984)
  • 1979 – James Allan, Scottish singer (Glasvegas)
  • 1981 – Rimi Sen, Indian actress
See also  Wednesday December 23rd 2009

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Amazing Talent!

You have to listen to this, 1 voice, 1 violin, 120 tracks, wow!
Thanks Peacekeeper!


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