Literary Fact of the Day! American Nobel laureate William Faulkner born 1897 His considerable literary reputation is based on his novels, novellas, and short stories, but he was also a published poet and occasional screenwriter.
In the American Civil War, soldiers were required to have at least four opposing front teeth, so that they could open a gunpowder pouch. Some draftees had their front teeth removed to avoid service. - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!
The poet W.B Yeats in Art and meditation are creative states of the human mind. 'The face I had before the world was made' - An essay on Buddhism and Beauty, by Ratnagarbha, the editor of Triratna’s Buddhist arts journal, Urthona
Melvil Dewey, creator of the Dewey Decimal System of library classification. This advocate of spelling reform changed his name from Melville to Melvil to avoid unnecessary letters. Yeah I hate unnecessary letters!