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Word of the Day

Acolyte AK-uh-lyte (noun) One who assists a member of the clergy in a liturgical service by performing minor duties; one who attends or assists, follower - www.merriam-webster.com

Website of the Day

James Joyce: The Brazen Head

Today’s the day to mark Bloomsday – a celebration of Irish writer James Joyce and his novel “Ulysses.” This literature site has collected articles, biographical material, reviews, academic works and more on Joyce. There’s even a section on music inspired by Joyce.

Number to Know

1904: Year on this date when James Joyce’s novel “Ulysses” is set. June 16 has become known around the world as Bloomsday.

This Day in History

June 16, 1858: Abraham Lincoln delivers his House Divided speech in Springfield, Ill.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Writer Joyce Carol Oates (75)

Daily Quote

"My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person - he believed in me." - Jim Valvano