The dot of the letter "i" is called a tittle.
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By changing one letter at a time to form different English words, and leaving all other letters in their original positions, convert WHITE into FLAKE in the fewest steps possible.
The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that brought the US into World War II occurred 69 years ago today.
If you were waiting to see what the Chicago Tribune thought about Split Decision before picking up a copy, the verdict is in.
Telemarketers bugging you? Bug them back! It may not stop the calls, but it'll definitely make you feel better.
I’ve finally decided it’s OK to listen to Christmas songs. Stores have been playing them since Halloween (I so don’t miss that about working retail), but I’ve banned them in my car until recently.
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by David DiSalvo
In the battle to control the high seas, there’s a new ray of light—the modern
Exciting news! The good people at UncommonGoods have given us a sack filled with cool stuff to hand out to our readers this week.
According to my buddy John M.
I would imagine that New Yorkers would be a little concerned about any unusual aircraft zipping around their airspace.
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The odds of two people with the same birthday having a child who also shares their birthday are around 1 in 133,225. But that's exactly what happened on November 24th to the White family of St.
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid (the red square).
NASA announced a new kind of microbe that uses arsenic as a chemical building block instead of phosphorus, previously thought to be one of the essential elements of life.