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Well-Rounded Word of the Day:

Three hundred years ago today was the birth day of Denis Diderot, a French philosopher and writer. He devoted a great part of his adult life to writing and editing the Encyclopédie, a monumental reference work which was the model and archetype of encyclopedias today. Encyclopedia is a Greek-derived word from roots that mean "all-round education."