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2010-03-08 15:11:00

WASHINGTON, March 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year, America conducts its 23rd census.

2010-03-02 08:13:00

WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A meeting with the National Council of Senior Citizens resulted in President John F. Kennedy designating May 1963 as Senior Citizens Month, encouraging the nation to pay tribute in some way to older people across the country.

2010-03-01 11:03:00

Most of the Nation will Receive Forms by Mail in 2 Weeks WASHINGTON, March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- About 56,000 census workers today began hand delivering 2010 Census questionnaires to roughly 12 million addresses across the nation, mostly in rural areas where people do not receive mail at the same location as their residence.

2010-02-07 19:40:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There has been some recent criticism about spending taxpayer money on advertising for the 2010 Census.

2010-01-25 14:50:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Super Bowl XLIV will be played Feb. 7 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla., a Miami suburb.

2010-01-05 08:39:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Women's History Month's roots go back to March 8, 1857, when women from New York City factories staged a protest over working conditions.

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2009-12-15 15:50:00

Since 2003, text messaging in America has increased by more than 52 times.

2009-12-15 07:00:00

Census Bureau Releases 2010 Statistical Abstract Depicting the State of Our Nation WASHINGTON, Dec.

2009-11-05 14:36:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Veterans Day originated as "Armistice Day" on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and Nov. 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938. President Dwight D.


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inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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