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Morning Sun
  • Morning Minutes: Jan. 9

  • 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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  • Morning Minutes: Jan. 9

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

    Word of the Day

    Gauche gauche (adjective) Lacking social experience or grace, not tactful. -www.merriam-webster.com

    Website of the Day

    Save the Manatee Club

    http://www.savethemanatee.org

    Home of the Adopt-a-Manatee program, which allows you to sponsor a manatee living at one of three Florida locations. Browse pictures and biographies to choose a manatee whose personality matches your own.

    Number to Know

    60: Roughly how many years a manatee can be expected to live in a safe environment. Due to the dangers posed by boats, a manatee in the wild has a life expectancy of about 10 years.

    This Day in History

    January 9, 1492: Columbus mistakenly reports that he has seen three mermaids, which turn out to be manatees.

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton (31)

    Daily Quote

    "I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day." - E.B. White

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