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  • Morning Minutes: Feb. 23

  • 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: Feb. 23

    Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today's Featured Birthday, and Daily Quote

    Word of the Day

    Lucid LOO-sid (adjective) Easily understood; completely intelligible or comprehensible - dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    The Story of Woody Guthrie's "This Land is Your Land"

    http://www.npr.org/2000/07/03/1076186/this-land-is-your-land

    Learn what inspired Guthrie to write the famous song, and about the verses that were cut from the original recording for being "too radical."

    Number to Know

    2: The Best Song Grammy was awarded to two winners on this day in 1978. Barbra Streisand's "Love Theme from A Star Is Born (Evergreen)" and Debbie Boone's "You Light Up My Life" received the same number of votes, leading to the only tie in Grammy history.

    This Day in History

    Feb. 23, 1940: Woody Guthrie writes "This Land is Your Land."

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Actress Dakota Fanning (19)

    Daily Quote

    "Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future. " - Oscar Wilde

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