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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
    roger ROJ-er (interjection) Informal. all right; OK. message received and understood (a response to radio communications); (often initial capital letter) Jolly Roger. — www.dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    Connect with the world with Postcrossing, a forum that delivers postcards — you know, the snail-mail kind — from random places all over the world.
    Number to Know
    1990: The “Beaches” soundtrack featured Bette Midler’s biggest hit, "Wind Beneath My Wings,” which went to No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100, achieved Platinum status and won Midler her third Grammy Award — for Record of the Year — at the 1990 telecast.
    This Day in History
    Dec. 1, 1981: The AIDS virus is officially recognized.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actress Bette Midler (68)
    Daily Quote
    “I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.” — R. Buckminster Fuller
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