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Today's edition: Monday, February 20th 2017

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Today's quote: Erich Fromm (1900-80)-"The aim of sadism is to transform a man into a thing, something animate into something inanimate, since by complete and absolute control the living loses one essential quality of life-freedom."

Today's proverb: "Jack of all trades and master of none."

Today's wisdom: "If everything went like clockwork, the ticking would drive us nuts."

Today's proverb: "It is never too late to mend."

Today's irregular verb: fly - flew - flown

Today's riddle: There is a common English word that is seven letters long. Each time you remove a letter from it, it still remains a common English word - from seven letters right on down to a single letter. What is the original word, and what are the words that it becomes after removing a letter at a time? (The answer)

Today's joke: on our "Fun Page"


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