Word of the Day
pokelogan POHK-loh-guhn noun; Northeastern U.S. marshy or stagnant water that has branched off from a stream or lake. — Dictionary.com
Website of the Day
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Number to Know
20: When the Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering (later renamed Sony) was founded it was composed of around 20 employees.
This Day in History
May 7, 2000: Vladimir Putin is inaugurated as president of Russia.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Bill Kreutzmann, American drummer, Grateful Dead, 68
Daily Quote
“Anyone who doesn’t regret the passing of the Soviet Union has no heart. Anyone who wants it restored has no brains.” — Vladimir Putin