BRAIN ON DRUGS:
A new study found that male brown widow spiders prefer older females, despite greater odds of being eaten after sex. (https://goo.gl/u56TSs)
Chik-Fil-A is hiring “hospitality professionals” for $17 an hour in Sacramento, California. Owner and operator Eric Mason said it is important to offer his employees a livable wage and that he is “looking for people trying to raise families.” (https://goo.gl/2H7Cbw)
The European Union has proposed a ban on plastic products in an attempt to reduce pollution. (https://goo.gl/DPudCb)
Authorities said the father of a young boy who was dangling from a balcony in Paris was out shopping and playing Pokémon Go while his son almost fell out of the building.
Sears announced plans to close another 72 stores.
Delta is rolling out new redesigned uniforms for its staff.
A Texas police officer responded to a noise complaint. When he arrived at an apartment complex he founds some teens having a barbecue, playing some music and doing some boxing. So the officer, a longtime recreational boxer, slipped on a set of gloves and went a round with one of the teens.
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According to many language experts, the most difficult kind of phrase to create is a palindrome, a sentence or group of sentences that reads the same backward and forward. A few examples:
LINK TO TODAY'S WORD - Grandiloquent Words
-Pretending to work when you’re not actually doing anything at all.
Origin: I am personally unable to track down the etymology of this word, so we shall have to take the word of author Mark Forsyth, (The Horologicon, The Etymologicon & The Elements of Eloquence) who says it’s from the 18th century; I cannot find anything beyond that.
Used in a sentence:
“I need you to stop fudgeling and get those TPS reports on my desk by two o’clock!”
FAKE NEWS OR FLORIDA:
Is this story "Fake News" or something that actually happened in Florida.