Word of the Day
takeout / tākˌout / noun = in North America, takeout is food that is cooked and sold by a restaurant or store to be eaten elsewhere. Example: "We decided to order takeout."And now today's weather
take out (2 words) = to borrow something from a place. Example: "Instead of buying that new book, I can take it out from the library." Another example: "A teenager hopes the boy she likes will take her out this weekend." And as the image I found on Facebook says (above), a movie gangster may mutter, "Take him out!"
take out (2 words) = In seamstress language, when you want to make a garment longer you take out the hem. Basically you are cutting the stitches and pulling the thread out of the hem to reclaim the length that was taken up by the hem. (Thanks to Emily for this additional way of using the word, posted in the comments below on 7/10/2020.)
It was 95° at 1:30 pm in St. Louis, but felt like 106° out there. It's been HOT here today!Today's Tip
To make the degree symbol (°) on a computer with Microsoft Windows, press and hold the Alt key and type 0176 on your keyboard's numeric keypad. Make sure the NumLock is on, hold Alt, and type 0176 with the leading zero. If you don't have a numeric keypad, press and hold the Fn key while typing the four numbers to make that degree symbol. Remember Alt-0176.The degree symbol is commonly used when referring to temperature or an angle's measurement. This wikiHow tells you how to type the degree symbol on a Windows or Mac computer, an iPhone, or an Android.