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The Kansan - Newton, KS
  • Morning Minutes, May 5

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  • Word of the Day
    pilcrow PIL-kroh noun; a paragraph mark. — Dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    Apostrophe Catastrophes
    http://www.apostrophecatastrophes.com/
    The tagline says it all: The Worlds’ Worst. Punctuation;
    Number to Know
    1:59 2/5: Secretariat wins the 1973 Kentucky Derby in 1:59 2/5, a still standing record.
    This Day in History
    May 5, 1934: The first Three Stooges short, “Woman Haters,” is released.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Vincent Kartheiser, American actor, 35
    Daily Quote
    “Growing up, I missed the whole ‘Three Stooges’ thing. Either they weren’t on the station in my hometown, or we hadn’t bought a TV set yet, or they came to town too late for me. I’m pretty sure that at the right age, I would have loved them.” — Roger Ebert

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