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2009-12-29 06:50:00

The blue moon has long been a subject of poetry and one of those phrases that is used without quite understanding the meaning, but its presence is a scientific marker for a rotating earth that runs by its own clock, ignoring man's calendar. This phenomenon will happen on Thursday, as the second full moon in a calendar month appears in the night sky, an occurrence called blue moon, reported MercuryNews.com The last time it happened was in 2007, when sky gazers saw one full moon on June 1 and...


Word of the Day
jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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