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  • 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
    pinion PIN-yuhn (noun) a gear with a small number of teeth, especially one engaging with a rack or larger gear; a shaft or spindle cut with teeth engaging with a gear; a gear driving a roll in a rolling mill. — www.dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    Thanksgiving on Food.com
    Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Time to dust off your bird pan and get cooking with these recipes on Food.com.
    Number to Know
    4: In the short-lived Showtime TV series “United States of Tara,” actress Toni Collette plays four characters as a woman suffering with dissociative identity disorder. Collette won a Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy in 2010 for the role(s).
    This Day in History
    Nov. 1, 1968: The Motion Picture Association of America's film rating system is officially introduced, originating with the ratings G, M, R and X.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actress Toni Collette (41)
    Daily Quote
    “Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you.” — Walt Whitman
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