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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Sunday, May 27

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Musician Andre 3000 (37) Word of the Day Axiomatic ak-see-uh-MAT-ik (adjective) Taken for granted, self-evident; based on or involving an axiom or system of axioms — www.merriam-webster.com...
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  • Word of the Day
    Axiomatic ak-see-uh-MAT-ik (adjective) Taken for granted, self-evident; based on or involving an axiom or system of axioms — www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Wordplays.com
    www.wordplays.com
    This site offers a mixture of word games and word puzzle tools. Play “Boggler” or take the Crossword Challenge and do crosswords against the clock. And if you’re stuck on a word puzzle, there are plenty of tools to help you.
    Number to Know
    8 and ace: The cards that make up a “dead man’s hand,” so named because it was the hand (two aces, two eights) that Wild Bill Hickok had when he was shot to death. Hickok was born on this date in 1837.
    This Day in History
    May 27, 1995: Actor Christopher Reeve is paralyzed from the neck down after falling from his horse in a riding competition.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Musician Andre 3000 (37)
    Daily Quote
    “And I’m proud to be an American,
    where at least I know I’m free.
    And I won’t forget the men who died,
    who gave that right to me.” — Lee Greenwood
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