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If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. -- J.R.R. Tolkien
August 11, 2022
conditions: Mostly Cloudy, 16.3°C, 101.2 kPa falling, wind at SW 8 km/h and 95 % humidity
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1DJ Khaled : STAYING ALIVE
2Harry Styles : As It Was
3Steve Lacy : Bad Habit
4Kate Bush : Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)
5Drake : Jimmy Cooks
6Glass Animals : Heat Waves
7OneRepublic : I Ain't Worried
8Post Malone : I Like You (A Happier Song)
9Joji : Glimpse of Us
10Central Cee : Doja
11Nicky Youre : Sunroof
12Lizzo : About Damn Time
13Marshmello : Numb
14Jack Harlow : First Class
15Elton John : Cold Heart - PNAU Remix
16Doja Cat : Vegas (From the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack ELVIS)
17Harry Styles : Late Night Talking
18Beyoncé : BREAK MY SOUL
19The Kid LAROI : Stay
20NAV : Never Sleep
21Future : WAIT FOR U
22Camila Cabello : Bam Bam
23Yung Gravy : Betty (Get Money)
Thu Aug 11Chance of showers
Chance of showers
high: 25 c
pop: 30%
Fri Aug 12Sunny
Sunny
high: 23 c
Sat Aug 13Sunny
Sunny
high: 24 c
Sun Aug 14A mix of sun and cloud
A mix of sun and cloud
high: 23 c
Mon Aug 15A mix of sun and cloud
A mix of sun and cloud
high: 23 c
alleviate

verb (uh-LEE-vee-ayt)

Alleviate means "to make something less painful, difficult, or severe" or "to partially remove or correct."

// Mom's suggestions for ways to alleviate some of my cold symptoms included her special tea and plenty of sleep.

// The new tunnel should alleviate traffic on the bridge.

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"People have tried to alleviate their climate anxiety in many ways." — Antonia Mufarech, Smithsonian Magazine, 18 May 2022


"Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster." - Theodore Roosevelt
- Henry V, King of Germany (1099-1125) and Holy Roman Emperor (1111-1125), born in Goslar, Saxony (d. 1125) [or born 1086]
- Mary of York, English princess (d. 1482)
- Johann Gottlieb Schwencke, German bassonist, born in Breitenau, Saxony
- Michael Whalley Wickham, artist
- Angus Wilson, England, writer (Mulberry Bush-1955)
- Richard Barratt, former Chief Inspector of Constabulary
- Abigail Folger, American heiress and Manson murder victim (d. 1969)
- Marilyn Vos Savant, writer/world's highest IQ (228), born in St Louis, Missouri

Today is the official ending to the "Dog Days" of Summer. "Dog Days" is the name for the most sultry period of summer, lasting from July 3 until today. Named in early times by observers in countries bordering the Mediterranean, the period was reckoned as extending from 20 days before to 20 days after the conjunction of Sirius (the dog star) and the sun.

- 1st Naples-Capri swim, 17 miles (27 km) (Giovanni Gambi)
- Chad declares Independence from France
- "Help!" a musical comedy film featuring the Beatles released in the US
- Future Baseball HOF pitcher Jim Bunning becomes 2nd Cy Young Award winner to win 100 games in both NL and AL; Phillies beat Houston 6-5 at Astrodome
- Yanks Reggie Jackson hits his 400th HR off Chicago's Britt Burns
- Angola revises its constitution
- Owen Nares [Ramsay], British actor and manager (Maiden Erleigh), born in Maiden Erlegh, Berks, England (d. 1943)
- Robert Linn, American composer, born in San Francisco (d. 1999)
- Raymond Leppard, British-American harpsichordist, conductor (Indianapolis Symphony, 1987-2001; BBC Northern Symphony, 1973-80), and composer (Lord Of The Flies), born in London, England
- June Daugherty, American women's college basketball coach (Boise State Uni, Uni of Washington, Washington State University), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 2021)

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