Word of the Day
Genteel jen-TEEL (adjective) Of or relating to the gentry or upper class; elegant or graceful in manner, appearance or shape; free from vulgarity or rudeness; polite; marked by false delicacy, prudery or affectation — www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Discover, compare and reserve goods for rent online. This marketplace can connect you with more than 30,000 rental businesses so you can find the item or service that’s right for you. Check to see whether your city is on the list.
Number to Know
1987: Year when the world population topped 5 billion, according to the United Nations.
This Day in History
July 11, 1955: The phrase “In God We Trust” is added to all U.S. currency.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Wildlife expert Jeff Corwin (45)
“Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.” — John Quincy Adams, who was born on this date in 1767.