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October 1

Word of the Day, This Day in History, Number to Know, Website of the Day, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

Word of the Day

approbation \ ap-ruh-BAY-shuhn \ noun; formal or official approval; also, praise. — Dictionary.com

This Day in History

Oct. 1, 1908: Ford Model T cars are available for sale to the public for the first time.

Number to Know

$825: Price of a Model T in 1908 (about $21,500 in 2014 dollars).

Website of the Day: The Henry Ford

http://www.thehenryford.org

Museum and village that revolves around the life of American industrialist Henry Ford.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Zach Galifianakis, American comic and actor, 45.

Daily Quote

“I’ve gained about 20 pounds over the past two years, and the more weight I’ve put on, the more success I’ve had. If you drew a diagram of weight gain and me getting more work, a mathematician would draw some conclusions from that.” — Zach Galifianakis