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Word of the Day
Sic SIK (adverb) Intentionally so written - used after a printed word or passage to indicate that it exactly reproduces an original - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Chronology & Resource Site
Want to know more about Mary Shelley, the author of “Frankenstein”? Check out this site, which has bibliographical information (she was born on this date in 1797), reviews of her work and more.
Number to Know
.406: Batting average of Ted Williams in 1941, the last time a player hit .400. Williams was born on this date in 1918.
This Day in History
Aug. 30, 1967: Thurgood Marshall is confirmed as the first African-American justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actress Cameron Diaz (39)
“It is justice, not charity, that is wanting in the world.” - Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley