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  • Morning Minutes: Oct. 18

  • 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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  • Word of the Day

    instauration in-staw-REY-shuhn (noun) renewal; restoration; renovation; repair. — www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day



    If you’re a writer, you’ll want to check out Draft. Write more clearly and concisely with collaboration from a network of fellow right-brains.

    Number to Know

    500: Paper is often characterized by weight. In the United States, the weight assigned to a paper is the weight of a ream, 500 sheets, of varying "basic sizes” before the paper is cut into the size it is sold to end customers.

    This Day in History

    Oct. 18, 1954: Texas Instruments announces the first Transistor radio.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Actor Zac Efron (26)

    Daily Quote

    “Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope.” — Josh Billings

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