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  • Morning Minutes: Dec. 22

  • 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

    inexorable in-EK-sur-uh-bul; in-EKS-ruh-bul (adjective) Not to be persuaded or moved by entreaty or prayer; firm; determined; unyielding; unchangeable; inflexible; relentless. — Dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Lilja’s Library


    Keep up to date with all things concerning horror author Stephen King, including specifics on new books, short stories, movies, King’s alias Richard Bachman and his international appearances.

    Number to Know

    36: Number of days that Sherman’s March to the Sea lasted as Sherman led a bold campaign from Atlanta to the Port of Savannah.

    This Day in History

    Dec. 22, 1864: Savannah, Ga., falls to General William Tecumseh Sherman, concluding his March to the Sea.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    NASCAR Hall of Fame’s inaugural member who won three Grand National Series Championships David Pearson (79)

    Daily Quote

    "I am tired and sick of war. Its glory is all moonshine. It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood, for vengeance, for desolation. War is hell." — General William Tecumseh Sherman

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