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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Saturday, September 15

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Prince Harry (28) Word of the Day Jeremiad jair-uh-MYE-ud (noun) A prolonged lamentation or complaint; a cautionary or angry harangue — www.merriam-webster.com Websi...
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  • Word of the Day
    Jeremiad jair-uh-MYE-ud (noun) A prolonged lamentation or complaint; a cautionary or angry harangue — www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    William Howard Taft: A Resource Guide
    www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/presidents/taft/index.html
    How much do you know about William H. Taft, our 27th president? Probably not much, since he’s not a president that stands out as great or horrible. Head to this site today, Taft’s birthday, to learn all about him.
    Number to Know
    24: Ranking of President William H. Taft in a 2010 Siena poll. Previous polls by different groups have put Taft near this ranking as well.
    This Day in History
    Sept. 15, 2008: Lehman Brothers files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the largest bankruptcy filing in U.S. history.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Prince Harry (28)
    Daily Quote
    “Don’t write so that you can be understood, write so that you can’t be misunderstood.” — President William Howard Taft

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