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  • Morning Minutes: May 2

  • 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: May 2

    Word of the Day

    Egregious ih-GREE-juhs (adjective) Extraordinary in some bad way; glaring; flagrant - dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Rumor or Reality: The Creatures of Cryptozoology


    Cryptids, or creatures rumored to exist, are usually just rumors, but some have basis in fact. The Loch Ness Monster appears on the list, along with some theories about the mysterious creature.

    Number to Know

    2,130: Number of consecutive games Lou Gehrig played before benching himself for poor play on this date in 1939.

    This Day in History

    May 2, 1933: First modern sighting of the Loch Ness Monster in Scotland is made by a local couple.

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Wrestler/actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson (41)

    Daily Quote

    "Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom." - George Washington Carver

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