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Calendar: Holidays, Best Days, Seasons, Folklore | The Old Farmer's Almanac

Today is Day 142 of 2022

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Question of the Day

What is the origin of American football, and when was the first game played?

Puzzle of the Day

What did Mama Tomato say to Baby Tomato when he lagged behind?
Ketchup!

Advice of the Day

Plant marigolds around your lover’s footsteps to keep your true love.

Word of the Day

Sleet
Sleet falls in the winter when the air temperature is below freezing near the ground and above freezing up in the clouds. Rain forms in the warm air and falls into the cold air, freezing into little pieces of ice on the way down.

Home Hint of the Day

An old-time way of filling surface scratches in wooden furniture is to rub the scratches with a piece of walnut meat, then polish with a soft rag.