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A pangram is a sentence containing all 26 letters of the alphabet at least once. The canonical example in English is “The…

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Word of the day bimble
Pronunciation: ˈbɪmb(ə)l
verb
walk or travel at a leisurely pace

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The super-language of Superman

 

17 October marks what would have been the 100th birthday of Jerry Siegel (d. 1996), who, along with artist Joe Shuster, created…