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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Saturday, February 23

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Actor Aziz Ansari (30) Word of the Day Lucid LOO-sid (adjective) Easily understood; completely intelligible or comprehensible — dictionary.com Website of the Day...
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  • Word of the Day
    Lucid LOO-sid (adjective) Easily understood; completely intelligible or comprehensible — dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    The Story of Woody Guthrie’s “This Land is Your Land”
    http://www.npr.org/2000/07/03/1076186/this-land-is-your-land
    Learn what inspired Guthrie to write the famous song, and about the verses that were cut from the original recording for being “too radical.”
    Number to Know
    2: The Best Song Grammy was awarded to two winners on this day in 1978. Barbra Streisand’s “Love Theme from A Star Is Born (Evergreen)” and Debbie Boone’s “You Light Up My Life” received the same number of votes, leading to the only tie in Grammy history.
    This Day in History
    Feb. 23, 1940: Woody Guthrie writes “This Land is Your Land.”
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actor Aziz Ansari (30)
    Daily Quote
    “Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future. “ — Oscar Wilde
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