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Word of the Day
bete noire bet-NWAHR (noun_ Something or someone particularly detested or avoided; a bugbear. — www.dictionary.com
Website of the Day
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Number to Know
2,131: On this date in 1995, Cal Ripken Jr. of the Baltimore Orioles plays in his 2,131st consecutive game, breaking a record that stood for 56 years.
This Day in History
Sept. 6, 1997: The funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales takes place in London. More than a million people line the streets and 2.5 billion watch around the world on television.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Novelist Alice Sebold (50)
“Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.” - George Halas