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Word of the Day 🌄: Catawampus

Word: Catawampus

Meaning:

1 Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S. askew; awry.
2 Positioned diagonally; cater-cornered.

Etymology: Catawampus is of uncertain origin, though its first element, cata- likely derives from the adverb cater meaning "diagonally." The second element may be related to the Scottish term wampish meaning "to wave about …

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Photo of the Day 🌄 10 Mar

Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) carrying Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System-IRNSS-1F parked at Sriharikota rocket port in Andhra Pradesh on March 9, 2016. The rocket standing 44.4 metres and weighing 320 tonnes is expected to blast off around 4 pm on 10th March.

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On This Day🌄 10 Mar

241 BC – First Punic War: Battle of the Aegates Islands: The Romans sink the Carthaginian fleet bringing the First Punic War to an end.

1876 – Alexander Graham Bell makes the first successful telephone call by saying "Mr. Watson, come here, I want to see you."

1922 – Mahatma Gandhi is arrested …

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