Did you know... ... that today is Bob Hope Record Day? In 1996, 93-year-old comedian Bob Hope ended his sixty-year association with NBC as his last special aired. Hope had the longest running contract with a single network. He became the most recognized profile and talent in the world. And, in the entire history of... Continue Reading →


Did you know... ... that today is the birthday of the Presidential Library? The first Presidential Library was formed in 1939, when President Franklin Roosevelt donated his personal and presidential papers to the federal government. In the United States, the presidential library system is a nationwide network of 15 libraries administered by the Office of... Continue Reading →


Word of the Day fabrication (fæbrɪkeɪʃən , फैब्रकेशन / फैब्रिकैशन) Example The suspect's alibi turned out to be a complete fabrication; in other words, he was lying when he said that he did not commit the crime. Definition noun the deliberate act of deviating from the truthSynonyms:  lying, prevarication the act of constructing something (as a... Continue Reading →


Word of the Day chastise Example My mother chastised us when our ball broke a glass window during our cricket game in the neighborhood. Definition verb censure severelySynonyms:  castigate, chasten, correct, objurgate"She chastised him for his insensitive remarks" Quote of the Day “You are bound to carry your deeds with you after your death, whether... Continue Reading →


Word of the Day exacting (ɪgzæktɪŋ , इग्ज़ैक्टिंग) Example The exacting math teacher subtracted marks for even the most trivial mistakes in our answer sheets. Definition adjective requiring precise accuracySynonyms:  exigent"an exacting job""became more exigent over his pronunciation" severe and unremitting in making demandsSynonyms:  stern, strict"a stern disciplinarian""an exacting instructor""strict standards" having complicated nutritional requirements; especially... Continue Reading →


Word of the Day enormity (ɪnɔrməti , इनॉर्मटी / इनॉर्मिटी / ईनॉर्मटी) Example The invader's soldiers stormed through the city, committing one enormity after another. Definition noun an act of extreme wickedness the quality of extreme wickedness the quality of being outrageousSynonyms:  outrageousness Quote of the Day “If you're not failing every now and again, it's... Continue Reading →


Word of the Day commensurate (kəmɛnsərət , कमेन्सरट / कमेन्सरिट / कमेन्सरिट) Example Usually, in big companies, the salary paid to an employee is commensurate with his or her abilities. Definition adjective corresponding in size or degree or extent"pay should be commensurate with the time worked" Quote of the Day “The season of failure is the... Continue Reading →


Word of the Day collusion (kəluʒən , कलूश़न) Example The increase in oil prices was a result of collusion by the oil producers. Definition noun secret agreement agreement on a secret plotSynonyms:  connivance Quote of the Day “Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value. ” Albert... Continue Reading →

Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.

Press Information Bureau Government of India Dear Dhananjaya Parkhe This email has been sent by PIB on your request to subscribe PIB releases. Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases. •Vice President, Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar arrives in Cambodia on his maiden three-day foreign tour •Campaign for the pensioners of the Central Government was conducted in collaboration with SBI today... Continue Reading →

Daily Stoic – via newsletter

As our Page-A-Day calendar turns to November, it’s time to release our 2022 Daily Stoic Gift Guide! This year we’ve expanded our offering to 13 amazing products you can pick up for your friends and family this holiday season, including our new Four Virtues Signet Ring.​ To learn more about this handcrafted ring, our new premium leather edition of Meditations, and all... Continue Reading →

Did you know…

Did you know... ... that today, besides being Veteran's Day in the US, is the birthday of Route 66? In 1926, Route 66 was commissioned as the first continuous highway linking Chicago to Los Angeles. Route 66 runs through are Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California. The National Trust for Historic... Continue Reading →

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