WORD OF THE DAY
Jerkinhead [jur-kin-hed] (noun) a roof having a hipped end truncating a gable.
The film "Django Unchained" revolves around Django's search for his wife. What is her name?
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NUMBER TO KNOW
35: Named deserts of Australia cover 529,000 square miles, or 18% of the Australian mainland. However, approximately 35% of the Australian continent receives so little rain it is effectively desert.
THIS DAY IN HISTORY
July 26, 1978: Louise Joy Brown, the world's first baby to be conceived via in vitro fertilization (IVF) is born at Oldham and District General Hospital in Manchester, England, to parents Lesley and Peter Brown.
TV actor Matt LeBlanc (54)
QUOTE OF THE DAY
"I never saw a lawyer yet who would admit he was making money." - Mary Roberts Rinehart