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25 November

Seven Score and Six Years Ago…


Another pearl from mental_floss:

Many years (146, to be exact) ago today, Abraham Lincoln delivered one of the most powerful and meaningful speeches of all time. I bet a lot of us can still recite it (how many of you had to memorize it for school?), but here are a few more facts.
1. Talk about using words wisely. This deeply poignant speech was only 10 sentences long (and really only one run-on) and took a little over two minutes to deliver.

Follow the link above to read the rest.  Image from Rennett Stowe

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