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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Saturday, August 11

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Hulk Hogan (59) Word of the Day Flivver FLIV-er (noun) A small cheap usually old automobile — www.merriam-webster.com Website of the Day CoupR...
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  • Word of the Day
    Flivver FLIV-er (noun) A small cheap usually old automobile — www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    CoupRecoup
    couprecoup.com
    Online coupon sites seem to be popping up every day. But what happens if you have a change of heart or can’t use the deal? Or maybe you missed a deal. This online marketplace lets people buy and sell these coupons.
    Number to Know
    1929: Year when the Bud Billiken Parade was first held in Chicago, and it happened on this date. The event is the oldest African-American parade in the U.S.
    This Day in History
    Aug. 11, 1929: Babe Ruth becomes the first baseball player to hit 500 home runs in his career.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Hulk Hogan (59)
    Daily Quote
    “All I can tell them is pick a good one and sock it. I get back to the dugout and they ask me what it was I hit and I tell them I don’t know except it looked good.” — Babe Ruth

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