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  • September 20, 2012
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  • Word of the Day
    Grimalkin grih-MAWL-kin (noun) A domestic cat, especially an old female cat - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Tolkien Gateway
    Want to know more about J.R.R. Tolkien, Middle-Earth and hobbits? Head to this wiki site, which is a compilation of information about Tolkien and the worlds he created. This week is Tolkien Week, so impress your friends all week long by quoting from an article on this site.
    Number to Know
    2012: Expected release date of a new movie version of "The Hobbit."
    This Day in History
    Sept. 20, 2001: In an address to a joint session of Congress and the American people, President George W. Bush declares a "war on terror."
    Today's Featured Birthday
    Actor Gary Cole (56)
    Daily Quote
    "It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it." - Writer Upton Sinclair, who was born on this date in 1878.
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