TODAY – 16 JUNE 2015

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Word of the Day:

Sufferance  –  A disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations.

Synonyms – Toleration, Acceptance.

Usage – Everyone admired her sufferance in the face of a number of unfortunate events.

  This Day in History: 16-June.

1858 Abraham Lincoln, in accepting the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate in Illinois, declares that, “A house divided against itself cannot stand.”

1935President Roosevelt’s New Deal legislation is passed by the House of Representatives

1977 Leonid Brezhnev is named president of the Soviet Union.

Quote of the Day:

The only place “Success” comes before “Work” is in the Dictionary.

Unknown. 

Fact of the Day:

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Image of the Day: HMS Warspite in Action

The HMS Warspite shelling Sword Beach on June 6, 1944, D-Day 

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Credits: Royal Navy.

Toon of the Day:

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Credits: Alicia. A as quoted in Ba-ba Mail

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