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  • Morning Minutes: Feb. 19

  • 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: feb. 19

    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

    odious oh-dee-uhs (adjective) deserving or causing hatred; hateful; detestable -dictionary.com

    website of the day

    "raising the flag on iwo jima": the most reproduced and parodied photo in history?


    see tributes and parodies of the famous photo, including one made of legos, one carved in ice, several on "the simpsons" and one back tattoo.

    number to know

    35: number of days the battle of iwo jima before american troops captured the island during world war ii.

    this day in history

    feb. 19, 1945: u.s. marines begin invasion of iwo jima, called operation detachment.

    today's featured birthday

    singer seal (50)

    daily quote

    "do what you can, with what you have, where you are." - theodore roosevelt

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