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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Tuesday, July 17

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Actor/musician David Hasselhoff (60) Word of the Day Temporize TEM-puh-ryze (verb) To act to suit the time or occasion; yield to current or dominant opinion; to draw out discussions or negotiations so as...
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  • Word of the Day
    Temporize TEM-puh-ryze (verb) To act to suit the time or occasion; yield to current or dominant opinion; to draw out discussions or negotiations so as to gain time — www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Literary Kicks
    www.litkicks.com
    This site is a digital library of poetry and prose, biography and cultural criticism. It began as a resource on the Beat Generation and has evolved to cover a wide range of genres, from ancient literature to current fiction and poetry.
    Number to Know
    15.9 million: Number of visitors to Disneyland in 2009, the second highest amusement-park attendance in the world. Disneyland was dedicated on this date in 1955.
    This Day in History
    July 17, 1999: The popular kid’s animated television show “SpongeBob SquarePants” makes its official series premiere on Nickelodeon.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actor/musician David Hasselhoff (60)
    Daily Quote
    “I anything can’t do right since because pickles!” — SpongeBob SquarePants
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