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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Wednesday, July 11

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Wildlife expert Jeff Corwin (45) Word of the Day Genteel jen-TEEL (adjective) Of or relating to the gentry or upper class; elegant or graceful in manner, appearance or shape; free from vulgarity or ruden...
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  • Word of the Day
    Genteel jen-TEEL (adjective) Of or relating to the gentry or upper class; elegant or graceful in manner, appearance or shape; free from vulgarity or rudeness; polite; marked by false delicacy, prudery or affectation — www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    rentcycle
    www.rentcycle.com
    Discover, compare and reserve goods for rent online. This marketplace can connect you with more than 30,000 rental businesses so you can find the item or service that’s right for you. Check to see whether your city is on the list.
    Number to Know
    1987: Year when the world population topped 5 billion, according to the United Nations.
    This Day in History
    July 11, 1955: The phrase “In God We Trust” is added to all U.S. currency.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Wildlife expert Jeff Corwin (45)
    Daily Quote
    “Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.” — John Quincy Adams, who was born on this date in 1767.
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