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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
    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.
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