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Saturday 10th April


Did you know…

… that today is Prevent Cruelty to Animals Day? In 1866, the ASPCA was founded on this date by Henry Bergh when he received a charter from the state of New York. ASPCA was the first humane society in the U.S. Celebrate today – and every day – by being kind to all animals.

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Today’s Inspirational Quote:

“Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.”

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

W.O.T.D.


WORD OF THE DAY
Heuristichyoo-RIS-tikPart of speech: adjectiveOrigin: Greek, early 19th century
1Enabling a person to discover or learn something for themselves.2A heuristic process or method.
 
Examples of Heuristic in a sentence “The pottery professor’s heuristic technique helped students discover their own sculpting style.” “This heuristic will help interested parties become better writers.”

Wisdom Quotes


If you’re going through a rough time, keep going until you reach the end.
If you’re going through hell, keep going. (Winston Churchill)
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It isn’t what happens that matters, but how you respond to it.
Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it. (Lou Holtz)

W.O.T.D.


WORD OF THE DAY
Synecdochesə-NEK-də-keePart of speech: nounOrigin: Late Middle English, 1350s
1A figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the whole or vice versa.
 
Examples of Synecdoche in a sentence “The team’s full name is the Jacksonville Jaguars, but they are often referred to by the synecdoche, “Jaguars.”” “The brand manager decided that the maple leaf logo could serve as a synecdoche for the tourism committee.”