Smile of the Day Saturday April 30, 2022: The World Wide Web

On this Day: On April 30, 1989 the World Wide Web (WWW) is first launched in the public domain by CERN scientist Tim Berners-Lee. The…

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Smile of the Day Friday April 29, 2022: Roget’s Thesaurus

Smile of the Day: April 29, 1852 Roget's Thesaurus 1st published. Blog post: A history of Thesauri, a synonym joke, a Weird Al grammar video and a Thought on Thesauri. A thesaurus (plural thesauri or thesauruses) or synonym dictionary is a reference work for finding synonyms and sometimes antonyms of words. They are often used by writers to help find the best word to express an idea: find the word, or words, by which [an] idea may be most fitly and aptly expressed— Peter Mark Roget, 1852

Smile of the Day Tuesday April 26, 2022: Frederic Chopin

Frédéric François Chopin (born Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin; 1 March 1810 – 17 October 1849) was a Polish composer and virtuoso pianist of the Romantic period who wrote primarily for solo piano. He has maintained worldwide renown as a leading musician of his era, one whose "poetic genius was based on a professional technique that was without equal in his generation."