Word of the Day

Dram DRAM (noun) A unit of avoirdupois weight equal to 1/16 ounce; a unit of apothecaries’ weight equal to 1/8 ounce; a unit of liquid capacity equal to 1/8 fluid ounce; a small portion of something to drink; a small amount - www.merriam-webster.com

Website of the Day

International Translation Day

Today is International Translation Day. Head to this website to learn more about the day and about translation efforts around the world. The theme of this year’s celebration is Translation as Intercultural Communication.

Number to Know

1: The Bible is the most translated book in the world.

This Day in History

Sept. 30, 2005: The controversial drawings of Muhammad are printed in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Actress Fran Drescher (55)

Daily Quote

“A conversation is a dialogue, not a monologue. That’s why there are so few good conversations: due to scarcity, two intelligent talkers seldom meet.” - Truman Capote, who was born on this date in 1924.