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Captain Stephen Driver of Salem, Massachusetts, first used the words “Old Glory” about the American flag. In 1831, as he was leaving on his ship, friends gave him a beautiful…
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Word of the Daybletting:
bletting: the ripening of fruit until the desired degree of softness is attained.
Born on this dayAugust 31, 2014
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