The Today Page

  A new page in the book of life:  Sunday, 26 April, 2015

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

Words to keep
"Oh, what a tangled web we weave, / When first we practice to deceive!" —Sir Walter Scott (Lochinvar)

Our world, our story
The national language of Mexico and most other countries in Latin America is Spanish. The one big exception is Brazil, where Portuguese is spoken. There are some smaller countries in which the main languages include English, French, Dutch, or even Hindi.

Toady's teaser for today /
Look tomorrow!

Q:  Why is aloe a good plant to have in or near the kitchen?

Yesterday's teaser
Q:  The sentence "I was stolen my wallet" is incorrect. How can we make it correct while keeping I and stolen?
A:  "I had my wallet stolen." Other ways to say the same thing are "My wallet was stolen" and "Somebody stole my wallet."
Toady's triathlon for today / Here are three quick exercises to get you going!
[Note: The exercises may not work in all browsers.]
         Try it!
New challenge
(26 April)
  Try it!
(One day old)
  Try it!
Last chance!
(Two days old)
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