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Word of the Day

Lobscouse LAHB-skouss (noun) A sailor's dish of stewed or baked meat with vegetables and hardtack - www.merriam-webster.com

Website of the Day

Anthony Burgess
www.anthonyburgess.org

Today, on the birthday of writer Anthony Burgess (he was born in 1917), head to this website to learn more about the author of “A Clockwork Orange,” the “Enderby” series and more. This site has information about Burgess and his works, as well as scholarly information if you want to become more involved.

Number to Know

21: According to Rolling Stone, the ranking of George Harrison on the list of greatest guitarists of all time. Harrison was born on this date in 1943.

This Day in History

Feb. 25, 1870: Hiram Rhodes Revels, a Republican from Mississippi, is sworn in to the U.S. Senate, becoming the first African-American ever to sit in the U.S. Congress.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Actor Sean Astin (40)

Daily Quote

“Violence among young people is an aspect of their desire to create. They don't know how to use their energy creatively so they do the opposite and destroy.” – “Clockwork Orange” author Anthony Burgess, who was born on this date in 1917.