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  • The Word of the Day!

    boustrophedon

    boo-struh-FEE-dahn

     
    noun: the writing of alternate lines in opposite directions
     
    The archaeologist noticed that the text on the tablet was written in boustrophedon.
     
     
    Today in History! 
     
    1848 The first U.S. Post Office in California opens in San Francisco at Clay and Pike streets. At the time there are only about 15,000 European settlers living in the state.
     
    1906 President Theodore Roosevelt leaves Washington, D.C., for a 17-day trip to Panama and Puerto Rico, becoming the first president to make an official visit outside of the United States.
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