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  A new page in the book of life:  Wednesday, 30 July, 2014

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Toady's tidbits for today /
Don't skip breakfast! Start the day with some food for thought.


Words to keep
"There are two ways of spreading light: to be / The candle or the mirror that reflects it." —Edith Wharton (Vesalius in Zante)

Our world, our story
When participants in sleep experiments are interviewed about their dreams, some report dreaming in color and others in black-and-white. Personally, I can remember having only one dream in color. I had that dream when I was a small child. It was an animated cartoon with Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck! It's said that men less often dream in color than women do, but of course it's usually hard to remember the details of our dreams. How about you? Do you dream in color, or in black-and-white? And, by the way, do you dream in English?

Toady's teaser for today /
Look tomorrow!

Q:  Where did the English alphabet originate?

Yesterday's teaser
Q:  What are the verb forms of the nouns imagination, combination, preparation, celebration, and decoration?
A:  Imagine, combine, prepare, celebrate, and decorate, respectively.
Toady's triathlon for today / Here are three quick exercises to get you going!
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