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Word of the Day
|Definition:||A selfish person who is unwilling to give or spend.|
|Synonyms:||scrooge, churl, niggard|
Idiom of the Day
|The final amount after adding several different numbers or sums.|
Manitoba Sunflower FestivalThe Mennonites were members of an evangelical Protestant sect named for Menno Simons, a Dutch priest. A number of Russian Mennonites settled in Manitoba, Canada, where their heritage is still celebrated. Because the Mennonites were the first to extract the oil from sunflower plants, the city of Altona honors its Mennonite heritage with an annual Sunflower Festival, offering a number of Mennonite foods such as veriniki, borscht, and rollkuchen. Activities include the Great Ping Pong Ball Drop, motorcross races, pancake breakfasts, and a huge farmers' market. More...
Quote of the Day
The distinction between freedom and liberty is not accurately known; naturalists have never been able to find a living specimen of either.
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