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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Monday, July 9

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Actor Chris Cooper (61) Word of the Day Mutatis mutandis myoo-TAH-tis-myoo-TAHN-dis (adverb) With the necessary changes having been made; with the respective differences having been considered — ww...
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  • Word of the Day
    Mutatis mutandis myoo-TAH-tis-myoo-TAHN-dis (adverb) With the necessary changes having been made; with the respective differences having been considered — www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Fashionably Geek
    fashionablygeek.com
    This site tracks down all manner of funny, weird and geeky clothing and accessories. Think “Space Invaders” messenger bags, “Star Wars"-themed fashion shows and comic-book-inspired headbands. Whether you’re shopping or just browsing, this site is a fun find.
    Number to Know
    30: Number of years South Africa was excluded from the Olympics because of apartheid. They were allowed back in on this date in 1991.
    This Day in History
    July 9, 1868: The 14th Amendment to the Constitution is ratified, guaranteeing African-Americans full citizenship and all people in the U.S. due process of law.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actor Chris Cooper (61)
    Daily Quote
    “I love what I do for a living. It’s the greatest job in the world, but you have to survive an awful lot of attention that you don’t truly deserve, and you have to live up to your professional responsibilities, and I’m always trying to balance that with what is really important.” — Tom Hanks
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