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Word of the Day

    Phatic FATT-ik (adj.) Of, relating to or being speech used for social or emotive purposes rather than for communicating information -

    Website of the Day

    Visit the alluring yet disturbing world of the vampire. This site lists everything to know about today's blood-sucking creatures of the night: latest vampire movies, vampire news, vampire writing contests, vampire readings, vampire history and so much more. This is the one-stop shop for everything vampire - just don't let it suck the life out of you. 

    Number to Know

    1,814: Number of costume rental and formal wear establishments across the nation in 2008. -

    This Day in History

    Oct. 26, 2001: The U.S. passes the Patrtiot Act into law.

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (63)

    Daily Quote

    "Research tells us 14 out of any 10 individuals likes chocolate." - Sandra Boynton