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Word of the Day

Crapulous KRAP-yuh-lus (adjective) Marked by intemperance especially in eating or drinking; sick from excessive indulgence in liquor - www.merriam-webster.com

Website of the Day

Jane Austen

Today is the birthday of writer Jane Austen (she was born in 1775). If you’re interested in learning more about Austen or her works, check out this website, which has a wealth of information on Austen topics.

Number to Know

30 million: Approximate number of real Christmas trees sold each year, according to www.christmastree.org.

This Day in History

Dec. 16, 1997: An episode of Pokémon, "Denno Senshi Porygon", aired in Japan induces seizures in hundreds of Japanese children.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Actor Benjamin Bratt (49)

Daily Quote

“At Christmas, all roads lead home.” - Marjorie Holmes