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  • Morning Minutes: Sept. 27

  • Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

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  • Word of the Day
    peplum PEP-luhm (noun) a short full flounce or an extension of a garment below the waist, covering the hips; a short skirt attached to a bodice or jacket. — www.dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    NASA: Prospect
    This is probably the most fun you’ll have in space, at the comfort of your computer. And with cool music that changes during various steps of the journey, to boot.
    Number to Know
    109: On Sept. 27, 2012, Lil Wayne passed Elvis Presley as the male with the most entries on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with 109 songs.
    This Day in History
    Sept. 27, 1908: The first production of the Ford Model T automobile was built at the Piquette Plant in Detroit, Mich.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Rapper Lil Wayne (31)
    Daily Quote
    “The expression of beauty is in direct ratio to the power of conception the artist has acquired.” — Gustave Courbet
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