A thesaurus is a book that compiles words grouped by similarity of meaning. ... Roget's Thesaurus is one of the most widely used reference books in the English language around the world. It was first published in 1852 with 15,000 words.
Thesaurus Day. Today is Thesaurus Day! Peter Mark Roget, the author of Roget's Thesaurus, was born on this day in 1779. ... Pull out your thesaurus, use some new words, and stretch your vocabulary in honor of Thesaurus Day!
National Winnie the Pooh Day is observed annually on January 18th. Author A.A. Milne brought the adorable, honey-loving bear to life in his stories which also featured his son, Christopher Robin. National Winnie the Pooh Day commemorates Milne's January 18, 1882, birthday.
Jan 18, 2017 - One of the cuddliest holidays around has to be Winnie the Pooh Day, celebrated on the birthday of author A A Milne. It's one special anniversary fans just can't bear to miss! ... Winnie the Pooh first appeared on the printed page in 1926, together with friends Piglet, Tigger and Eeyore.