Word of the Day

Phatic FATT-ik (adj.) Of, relating to or being speech used for social or emotive purposes rather than for communicating information - www.merriam-webster.com

Website of the Day

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Number to Know

1,814: Number of costume rental and formal wear establishments across the nation in 2008. – Census.gov

This Day in History

Oct. 26, 2001: The U.S. passes the Patrtiot Act into law.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (65)

Daily Quote

“Research tells us 14 out of any 10 individuals likes chocolate.” - Sandra Boynton