Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.
Word of the Day
Dram DRAM (noun) A unit of avoirdupois weight equal to 1/16 ounce; a unit of apothecaries' weight equal to 1/8 ounce; a unit of liquid capacity equal to 1/8 fluid ounce; a small portion of something to drink; a small amount - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
International Translation Day
Today is International Translation Day. Head to this website of the International Federation of Translators (FIT) to learn more about the day and about the group’s aim. The theme of this year’s celebration is Translation Quality for a Variety of Voices.
Number to Know
1: The Bible is the most translated book in the world.
This Day in History
Sept. 30, 2005: The controversial drawings of Muhammad are printed in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actress Fran Drescher (54)
“A conversation is a dialogue, not a monologue. That's why there are so few good conversations: due to scarcity, two intelligent talkers seldom meet.” - Truman Capote, who was born on this date in 1924.