Face of the day

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What does today’s face of the day and this cat have in common?

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Word of the day

The word for today is…

cognate (adj) – 1. Related by blood; having a common ancestor.
2. Related in origin, as certain words in genetically related languages descended from the same ancestral root.
3. Related or analogous in nature, character, or function.

(noun) – 1. One related by blood or origin with another, especially a person sharing an ancestor with another.
2. A word related to one in another language.
3. A sequence of university courses taken as an adjunct to a graduate degree program.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : 1640s, from Latin cognatus “of common descent,” from com- “together” + gnatus, past participle of gnasci, older form of nasci “to be born”. Words that are cognates are cousins, not siblings. As a noun, from 1754.

Daily Proverb

Proverbs 9

11Wisdom will multiply your days and add years to your life

Tuesday nightCap

The 9th planet

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Today’s Trivia

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Welcome to Daily Trivia. There is a game to play here. The photo above relates to one of the items below. The first reader to correctly tell us in the comments what item the photo belongs to, and why, gets bragging rights. Sometimes they are obvious, other times the obvious answer is the decoy. Can you figure it out tonight?

Monday is the day of the week when the risk of heart attack is greatest. (Source)

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This is a thing

I couldn’t get past 1 minute myself.  You can thank Nige for this video in the comments below.

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Special kind of stupid

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