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Kiowa County Signal - Kiowa County, KS
  • Morning Minutes, May 13

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  • Word of the Day
    prolix pro-LIKS; PRO-liks adjective; extending to a great length; unnecessarily long; wordy; Tending to speak or write at excessive length. — Dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    Grammark
    www.grammark.org
    An open source writing aide, Grammark will help with grammar traps, wordiness, transitions, run-ons and other grammar problems.
    Number to Know
    10: Ben Carlin is the first and only person to circumnavigate the world by amphibious vehicle, having travelled over 11,000 miles by sea and 39,000 miles by land during a 10-year journey.
    This Day in History
    May 13, 1958: The trademark Velcro is registered.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Dennis Rodman, retired American basketball player, 53
    Daily Quote
    “This life is like a swimming pool. You dive into the water, but you can’t see how deep it is.” — Dennis Rodman

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