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  • Morning Minutes: March 26

  • Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today's Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

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  • Morning Minutes: March 26

    Word of the Day

    Bellicose BEL-i-kohs (adjective) Inclined or eager to fight; aggressively hostile - dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Gallery: The World's Biggest Foods


    See some of the biggest food from around the world, including a 42-inch pizza and a 268-pound watermelon.

    Number to Know

    1,200: Weight in pounds of a hunk of cheese Thomas Jefferson was sent by a group of Baptist women to show their gratitude for his support of religious tolerance.

    This Day in History

    March 26, 1804: President Thomas Jefferson is presented with a "mammoth" loaf of bread to go along with his large gift cheese. "Mammoth-sized" food itmes were a popular trend, as the public believed they showcased the U.S.'s superior national resources.

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Singer Diana Ross (69)

    Daily Quote

    "If there is no struggle, there is no progress." - Frederick Douglass

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