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The Kansan - Newton, KS
  • Morning Minutes: Aug. 19

  • 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

    spigot SPIG-uht (noun) a small peg or plug for stopping the vent of a cask or stopping the passage of liquid in a faucet or cock; a faucet or cock for controlling the flow of liquid from a pipe or the like; the end of a pipe that enters the enlarged end of another pipe to form a joint. — www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Pixel of Ink

    www.pixelofink.com

    Kindle owners should check this one out. Tons of free books and otherwise hot deals and discounts.

    Number to Know

    Eight: The TV series “Full House,” which lasted eight seasons, starred Bog Saget, John Stamos and Dave Coulier.

    This Day in History

    Aug. 19, 2010: Operation Iraqi Freedom ends, with the last of the United States brigade combat teams crossing the border to Kuwait.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Actor John Stamos (50)

    Daily Quote

    “Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.” — Don Marquis

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