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Word of the Day

Venal VEE-nul (adjective) Capable of being bought or obtained for money or other valuable consideration; especially, open to corrupt influence and especially bribery; originating in, characterized by or associated with corrupt bribery - www.merriam-webster.com

Website of the Day

Letters of Note
www.lettersofnote.com

Featuring “correspondence deserving of a wider audience,” this site collects fascinating letters, postcards, telegrams, faxes and memos. From the famous to the unknown, the letters offer a glimpse into history and other people’s lives.

Number to Know

61: Points Elgin Baylor scored in the 1962 NBA Finals, the most points scored in the championships.

This Day in History

June 7, 1975: Sony introduces the Betamax videocassette recorder for sale to the public.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Actor Michael Cera (25)

Daily Quote

“Poetry is life distilled.” - Poet Gwendolyn Brooks, who was born on this date in 1917.