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Quote of the day

Quote of the Day
  • Alexander Hamilton
    In the usual progress of things, the necessities of a nation in every stage of its existence will be found at least equal to its resources. Discuss

Word of the Day

Word of the Day
  • locomote
    Definition: (verb) To move from one place to another.
    Synonyms: go, travel.
    Usage: Unlike most other fish, seahorses maintain an upright position when they locomote.
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This Day in History

This Day in History
  • Ireland Legalizes Divorce (1997)
    The culture of Ireland has long been strongly influenced by the Roman Catholic Church, to which most of the country belongs. Thus, until 1997, the Republic of Ireland had no legal provision for divorce—and though many couples were living apart, they were not free to remarry other people. Once the divorce legislation was passed, the number of separated couples in Ireland did increase but not dramatically. Despite the position of the Church in Ireland, what pagan customs still persist there? Discuss