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National Pencil Day

Posted by Judy on Mar 31st 2024

On March 30, 1858, Hymen Lipman was granted Patent No 19,783 for a pencil with an attached eraser. Although lead pencils and
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Candy Corn Day

Posted by Judy on Oct 30th 2022

October 30th is Candy Corn Day. Originally called Chicken Feed the confection was invented in the 1880s by the Wunderle
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Neither Rain nor Snow. . .

Posted by Judy on Sep 5th 2022

On September 5, 1914, the New York Post Office Building at Eighth Avenue between 31st and 33rd Streets opened. Carved into t
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Speak Softly and Carry a Big Stick

Posted by Judy on Sep 2nd 2022

On September 2, 1901 at the Minnesota State Fair, Vice President Theodore Roosevelt first used the phrase, "speak softly an
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Vivaldi's Girls: Practice Can Make Perfect

Posted by Judy on Aug 31st 2022

Tucked into our brains are the mysterious channels of memory: one special kind memory is called "procedural memory." It is
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