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Word of the Day



    Friable FRYE-uh-bul (adj.) Easily crumbled or pulverized - www.merriam-webster.com



    Website of the Day



    Very Bad Poetry

    www.verybadpoetry.com



    Celebrate Bad Poetry Day by checking out this site, which is chock full of poems that miss the mark or are otherwise unwanted. Browse the poems, rate them, and then submit your own bad poetry.



    Number to Know



    14: Number of lines in a Shakespearean sonnet. Today is Bad Poetry Day, so write a horrible sonnet! (Or a haiku or an ode or whatever you like.)



    This Day in History



    Aug. 18, 2005: Dennis Rader is sentenced to 175 years in prison for the BTK serial killings.



    Today's Featured Birthday



    Actor/director Robert Redford (74)



    Daily Quote



    "I believe in mythology. I guess I share Joseph Campbell's notion that a culture or society without mythology would die, and we're close to that." - Robert Redford