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  • Morning Minutes: April 6

  • 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: April 6

    Word of the Day

    Dilettante DIL-i-tahnt (noun) A lover of an art or science, especially of a fine art - dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    The Olympic Games Countdown


    See how many days (and minutes and seconds) are left until the next summer and winter Olympic Games.

    Number to Know

    13: Number of nations that competed in the first modern Olympic Games.

    This Day in History

    April 6, 1896: The opening day of the first modern Olympic Games is held in Athens, Greece.

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Actor Zach Braff (38)

    Daily Quote

    "We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right." - Nelson Madela

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