Archive for April 1st, 2009

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Quote of the Day April 1, 2009

April 1, 2009

I am thankful for laughter, except when milk comes out of my nose.”
~ Woody Allen

Word of the Day

aggrandize (AG-ruhn-dyz) transitive verb
1: To make great or greater; to enlarge; to increase.  2: To make great or greater in power, rank, reputation, or wealth; — applied to persons, countries, etc.  3: To make appear great or greater; to exalt.

Random Fact

In 1957 the BBC television programme Panorama ran a famous hoax Spaghetti trees, showing the Swiss harvesting spaghetti from trees. They had claimed that the despised pest, the spaghetti weevil, had been eradicated. A large number of people contacted the BBC wanting to know how to cultivate their own spaghetti trees. It was, in fact, filmed in St Albans.

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