The “Dog Days” of summer last from July 3 to August 11. What are the Dog Days of summer, exactly? What do they have to do with dogs? The ancient origins of this common phrase might surprise you. Enjoy this article about the meaning behind the Dog Days of summer!
Today is Day 180 of 2022
85 days until autumn begins
Question of the Day
Word of the Day
Puzzle of the Day
Six-eighths of a discoverer, a preposition, and a vowel. (Use these clues to find the three “words” that, when combined, form the name of a flower.)
Next Full Moon
The July full Moon, the Full Buck Moon, will occur on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.
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