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May 25 2018

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"Spider Dan" Scales 110-Story Sears Tower (1981)
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One Humongous Fungus
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dissension

Definition: (noun) Disagreement among those expected to cooperate.
Synonyms: discord.
Usage: The sparks of dissension soon kindled into a blaze; and the colonies, or rather, as they quickly declared themselves, the States, became a scene of strife and bloodshed for years.
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Jerome K. Jerome
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Igor Sikorsky (1889)
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Today in History for 25th May 2018

May 24 2018

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shortsighted

Definition: (adjective) Lacking foresight or scope.
Synonyms: unforesightful, myopic, short.
Usage: The shortsighted board members derided the plan, which would cost the company money at the outset but could set it on track to earn billions in future years.
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Jerome K. Jerome
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Helen Brooke Taussig (1898)
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"What Hath God Wrought" (1844)
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I'll Be Done in a "Jiffy"
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Today in History for 24th May 2018

May 23 2018

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William Makepeace Thackeray
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Fisticuffs
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buttonhole

Definition: (verb) Detain in conversation by or as if by holding on to the outer garments of; as for political or economic favors.
Synonyms: lobby.
Usage: It is not easy to buttonhole her for an interview.
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William Makepeace Thackeray
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Margaret Fuller (1810)
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Pro Wrestler Owen Hart Falls to His Death in the Ring (1999)
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Today in History for 23rd May 2018

May 22 2018

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Ralph Waldo Emerson
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