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'''Encyc''' is a free [[wiki]] [[encyclopedia]] similar to Britannica, World Book, and the other great wiki, Wikipedia.  Welcome, and we hope you enjoy our encyclopedia.
'''Encyc''' is a free [[wiki]] [[encyclopedia]] similar to Britannica, World Book, and the other great wiki, Wikipedia.  Welcome, and we hope you enjoy our encyclopedia.


Happy New Year!
==From today's featured article==
[[File:Syria Map.png|thumb|right|Map of Syria.]]
[[Syria]] is a country in the Middle East, formerly part of the [[Ottoman Empire]] and the French Mandate.


==From today's featured article==
It lies to the southeast of [[Turkey (country)|Turkey]] and east of [[Lebanon]] and [[Israel]].  It is north of [[Jordan]] and northwest of [[Iraq]]. The capital is Damascus. It was the first country in the region to let women vote.
[[File:Guitar neck.svg|thumb|right|Cross-section of an electric guitar neck showing the position of the truss rod]]
The [[truss rod]] is part of a guitar or other fretted, stringed-instruments that stabilizes the lengthwise forward curvature (also called relief), of the neck. Usually it is a steel bar or rod that runs inside the neck, beneath the fingerboard. Some are non-adjustable, but most modern truss rods have a nut at one or both ends that adjust its tension. The first truss rod patent was applied for by Thaddeus McHugh, an employee of the Gibson company, in 1921, though the idea of a "truss rod" appears in patents as early as 1908.


It is currently undergoing a civil war in which forces loyal to dictator Bashar Assad have kept control of the capital but lost control of large parts of the countryside and some major cities.


==Did you know ...==
==Did you know ...==
* ... that the [[Chevrolet Caprice]] was a full-sized automobile?
* ... that ''[[Unshackled!]]'' is a radio drama series produced by Pacific Garden Mission, in Chicago, Illinois, that first aired in 1950?  
* ... that the [[gorilla]] (Gorilla gorilla), is a great ape found in central Africa?
* ... that [[London]] is the capital of the United Kingdom?
* ... that [[Marge Simpson]] is a character on The Simpsons?
* ... that a [[calculator watch]] is a digital watch fitted with buttons, so that it can function easily as a miniature calculator?


==About Encyc==
==About Encyc==

Revision as of 16:39, 9 August 2022

Encyc is a free wiki encyclopedia similar to Britannica, World Book, and the other great wiki, Wikipedia. Welcome, and we hope you enjoy our encyclopedia.

From today's featured article

Map of Syria.

Syria is a country in the Middle East, formerly part of the Ottoman Empire and the French Mandate.

It lies to the southeast of Turkey and east of Lebanon and Israel. It is north of Jordan and northwest of Iraq. The capital is Damascus. It was the first country in the region to let women vote.

It is currently undergoing a civil war in which forces loyal to dictator Bashar Assad have kept control of the capital but lost control of large parts of the countryside and some major cities.

Did you know ...

  • ... that Unshackled! is a radio drama series produced by Pacific Garden Mission, in Chicago, Illinois, that first aired in 1950?
  • ... that London is the capital of the United Kingdom?
  • ... that a calculator watch is a digital watch fitted with buttons, so that it can function easily as a miniature calculator?

About Encyc

Main article: Encyc:About

Encyc was established in 2008. :) We would like to thank all of our users for their contributions and support. We couldn't have done it without you. (block of cheese). We have two mascots. The Encyc sloth is named Pancake. The Encyc dolphin is named Butterfly.

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