Daily Archives: March 27, 2020

Horoscope♉: 03/27/2020


Horoscope♉:
03/27/2020

If you’re single, Taurus, a new love could appear right there in your neighborhood. The person should be attractive, intelligent, free spirited, and very much attracted to you! You could meet this person in an unusual way and end up spending time together and making plans to spend more. Take care not to move too quickly. You won’t want this new relationship to be like a meteor, burning out as quickly as it appeared.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: Teachers’ Day in the Czech Republic


Today’s Holiday:
Teachers’ Day in the Czech Republic

March 28 is the birthday of Jan Amos Komensky (or John Comenius; 1592-1670), a noted educational reformer and theologian in the former Czechoslovakia. Komensky was the first person to write an illustrated textbook for children, used for teaching Latin words; he was also a proponent of compulsory education. It has been traditional for children to honor him on Teachers’ Day, or Komensky Day, by bringing flowers and gifts to their teachers. The day is also observed with lectures, music, and educational activities. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Freddie Bartholomew (1924)


Today’s Birthday:
Freddie Bartholomew (1924)

Abandoned by his parents as a baby and raised by a British aunt whose last name he took, Bartholomew was a successful child actor in Hollywood during the 1930s. He appeared in such films as David Copperfield, which propelled him to fame at the age of 10; Little Lord Fauntleroy; and Captains Courageous. After he became successful, his biological parents launched a protracted and expensive court battle to regain custody of the child star. Were they successful? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: The Palm Sunday Tornado Outbreak (1920)


This Day in History:
The Palm Sunday Tornado Outbreak (1920)

In 1920, meteorologists did not have modern forecasting equipment, and there was no storm warning system in place in the US. Thus, when an outbreak of storms began near dawn on March 28, 1920, few were prepared for the devastation that followed. Some 400 people were killed and more than 1,200 injured that day by at least 38 recorded tornadoes in the deep South and the Midwest. Why is it likely that both the total number of tornadoes as well as the actual death toll were underreported? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: Robert Louis Stevenson


Quote of the Day:
Robert Louis Stevenson

Pleasures are more beneficial than duties, because, like the quality of mercy, they are not strained, and they are twice blest. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: Thomas Dunn English


Article of the Day:
Thomas Dunn English

Though he was an accomplished writer and politician, English is best known for his bitter feud with Edgar Allen Poe that turned physical at least once. They had once been friends, but in the early 1840s, their relationship deteriorated. Each began to publish thinly-veiled, mocking satires of the other. Poe included references to English in the revenge tale, The Cask of Amontillado, and English ridiculed Poe as a drunk. Eventually, Poe sued for libel and won. What led to their falling out? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: have a sneaking suspicion


Idiom of the Day:
have a sneaking suspicion

To have a slight but persistent premonition or intuition (about something). Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: brouhaha


Word of the Day:
brouhaha

Definition: (noun) Loud confused noise from many sources.

Synonyms: hubbub, katzenjammer, uproar

Usage: The judge tried in vain to silence the spectators and end the brouhaha in his courtroom.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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