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  • Morning Minutes

  • Morning Minutes for Dec. 10 with word of the day, number to know, this day in history, today's featured birthday and daily quote

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  • Dec. 14

    Word of the Day

    venial VEE-nee-uhl (adjective) Capable of being forgiven; not heinous; excusable; pardonable. — Dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    GameHuddle

    www.gamehuddle.com

    GameHuddle is your source for the latest news in the gaming world to keep you up to date on the latest releases and updates. The site features reviews of games, systems and the state of the industry.

    Number to Know

    90: The geographic coordinates of the South Pole are usually given simply as 90°S, since its longitude is geometrically undefined and irrelevant.

    This Day in History

    Dec. 14: 1911: Roald Amundsen's team, comprising himself, Olav Bjaaland, Helmer Hanssen, Sverre Hassel, and Oscar Wisting, becomes the first to reach the South Pole.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Former Major League Baseball first baseman Bill Buckner (64) whose fielding error during the 1986 World Series overshadowed a successful 20-year career that included 2,700 hits and a 1980 batting title.

    Daily Quote

    "Baseball is a game of averages, but over a short period of time, to have a little luck going is not a bad thing." — Bill Buckner

     

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