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Word of the day for August 6
klaxon n
  1. A loud electric alarm or horn.
PointingHand.svg American inventor Miller Reese Hutchison, who created the machine later called the klaxon, was born on this day in 1876.

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Word of the day for August 18
honey plant n
  1. Any plant, all of them eudicots, from which bees usually collect nectar, pollen, or both for making honey.
PointingHand.svg Today, the third Saturday in August in 2017, is National Honey Bee Day in the United States, which was started by beekeepers in 2009 to build awareness about the bee industry.

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Word of the day for August 26
bulldog clip n
  1. A binder clip with rigid handles.
PointingHand.svg Today is celebrated as National Dog Day in the United States. The commemoration was founded in 2004 by Colleen Paige to celebrate the relationship between dogs and humans, and to promote dog adoption.

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