Word of the Day



Ingratiate in-GRAY-shee-ayt (verb) To gain favor or favorable acceptance for by deliberate effort -- usually used with "with" -- www.merriam-webster.com


Word of the Day

Ingratiate in-GRAY-shee-ayt (verb) To gain favor or favorable acceptance for by deliberate effort -- usually used with "with" -- www.merriam-webster.com

Web Site of the Day

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Number to Know

18: Age at which Mary Shelley started writing “Frankenstein.” Shelley was born on this day in 1797.

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

TV personality Lisa Ling (36)

Daily Quote

“It is justice, not charity, that is wanting in the world.” -- Mary Shelley, who was born on Aug. 30