Trivia question of the day. (answer below the fold) — Who was the only U.S. President born in Illinois — “the Land of Lincoln”?
Word of the day. (definition below the fold) — Quaff
Quote of the day. — “If you have the opportunity to make things better and do not do this..You are wasting your time on this earth.” Anonymous
Common misconception. — In the Gettysburg Address in 1863 Lincoln originated the phrase “government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth” — A similiar phrase was written by John Wycliffe in 1382 about the Bible. In 1830 Daniel Webster wrote something very similar. Theodore Parder, a Boston minister in 1850 wrote something similar.
Useless information. — If you head directly south from Detroit Michigan the first foreign country you will enter is Canada.
Bad President/Bushisms. — “Too manyy good docs are getting out of the business. Too many OB/GYN’s aren’t able to practice their love with women all across the country.” 09/6/2004