WORD OF THE DAY
Bahuvrihi [bah-hoo-vree-hee] (noun) (grammar) a compound noun or adjective consisting of two constituents, the first of which is adjectival and describes the person or object denoted by the second, which is nominal: the compound as a whole denotes or describes a person or object having what is denoted by the second element, as bonehead, heavy-handed, redcoat.
A mural that has graced the walls of the post offices in Jackson for 80 years is now covered…
On "Seinfeld," who was accused of double-dipping a chip?
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NUMBER TO KNOW
900: Venus, the second planet from the sun, has a temperature of about 900 degrees F. (sun facing side), while Mercury (sun facing side) is about 600 degrees F. Venus' cloud layer causes a greenhouse effect.
The University of Georgia Athletic Association has launched an ambitious program that seeks …
THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Aug. 15, 1969: The Woodstock music festival opens on a patch of farmland in White Lake, a hamlet in the upstate New York town of Bethel.
Movie actress Jennifer Lawrence (30)
QUOTE OF THE DAY
"Burt Reynolds once asked me out. I was in his room." - Phyllis Diller