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  • Word of the Day
    obverse OB-vurs (noun) the side of a coin, medal, flag, etc., that bears the principal design; the front or principal surface of anything; a counterpart;a proposition obtained from another by obversion. (adjective) facing the observer; corresponding to something else as a counterpart; having the base narrower than the top, as a leaf. — www.dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    Get a personalized web presence with About.me, featuring a public biography and links to your social media pages.
    Number to Know
    1977: On this date in 1977, the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention celebrate the eradication of smallpox, the most spectacular success of vaccination.
    This Day in History
    Oct. 26, 1984: "Baby Fae" receives a heart transplant from a baboon.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Figure skater Sasha Cohen (29)
    Daily Quote
    “You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.” — Henry Ford
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