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Word of the day for December 18
dim-bulb adj
  1. Slow-witted, stupid.

PointingHand.svg On this day 140 years ago in 1878, English chemist, physicist and inventor Sir Joseph Swan first publicly demonstrated his incandescent carbon lamp, one of the earliest light bulbs, at a lecture for the Newcastle upon Tyne Chemical Society.

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