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Wayne Independent - Honesdale, PA
  • Morning Minutes: Sept. 30

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  • Word of the Day
    Dram DRAM (noun) A unit of avoirdupois weight equal to 1/16 ounce; a unit of apothecaries’ weight equal to 1/8 ounce; a unit of liquid capacity equal to 1/8 fluid ounce; a small portion of something to drink; a small amount - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    International Translation Day
    http://www.iatis.org/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=470:international-translation-day-30-september-2012-translation-as-intercultural-communication&Itemid=74
    Today is International Translation Day. Head to this website to learn more about the day and about translation efforts around the world. The theme of this year’s celebration is Translation as Intercultural Communication.
    Number to Know
    1: The Bible is the most translated book in the world.
    This Day in History
    Sept. 30, 2005: The controversial drawings of Muhammad are printed in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actress Fran Drescher (55)
    Daily Quote
    “A conversation is a dialogue, not a monologue. That’s why there are so few good conversations: due to scarcity, two intelligent talkers seldom meet.” - Truman Capote, who was born on this date in 1924.
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