Thursday, October 15, 2009

Week 41 - Book 42

Today is the start of Week 41 in the quest to read 52 books in 52 weeks and should have you starting book # 42. We are more than two-thirds of the way through the year and towards our goal of reading 52 books for the year.

Dictionary Day

Dictionary Day is in honor of Noah Webster, considered the Father of the American Dictionary. Noah Webster was born on October 16, 1758.

The objective of this day is to emphasize the importance of dictionary skills, and seeks to improve vocabulary.

Webster began to write his dictionary at the age of 43. It took him 27 years to finish it! In addition to traditional English vocabulary, it contained uniquely American words.

Celebrate Dictionary Day by reading the "Good Book"......the Dictionary! We challenge you to learn some new words today.

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