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Macon Chronicle-Herald - Macon, MO
  • Morning Minutes: Sept. 16

  • 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

    corsair KAWR-sair (noun) a pirate, especially formerly of the Barbary Coast; a fast ship used for piracy; a gull-winged, propeller-driven fighter plane built for the U.S. Navy in World War II and kept in service into the early 1950s. — www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    The Secret Handshake

    http://learnthesecrethandshake.com/

    Got a design or other creative background? If you’re between the ages of 18 and 25, The Secret Handshake will put you in touch with resources to help get your feet off the ground.

    Number to Know

    40 million: David Copperfield has so far sold 40 million tickets and grossed more than $3 billion, which is more than any other solo entertainer in history.

    This Day in History

    Sept. 16, 1959: The first successful photocopier, the Xerox 914, is introduced in a demonstration on live television from New York City.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    David Copperfield (57)

    Daily Quote

    “The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” - Audrey Hepburn

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