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  • Morning Minutes: May 16

  • 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 16

    Word of the Day

    Clerisy KLER-uh-see (noun) Learned persons as a class; literati; intelligentsia - dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Top 5 Marie Antoinette Scandals


    Marie Antoinette is one of the most well-known European monarchs for a reason. Read about the five most famous scandals, starting almost from the day she married Louis XVI to the day she was beheaded.

    Number to Know

    9: Years Marie Antoinette and her husband, Louis XVI were rulers of France.

    This Day in History

    May 16, 1770: French dauphin Louis XVI marries Marie Antoinette, an Austrian duchess.

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Actor Pierce Brosnan (60)

    Daily Quote

    "Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier." - Albert Schweitzer

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