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Word of the Day

Condign kun-DYNE (adjective) Deserved, appropriate - www.merriam-webster.com

Website of the Day

Yellow Pages Goes Green
www.yellowpagesgoesgreen.org

If you get your directory listings online, this site allows you to stop the automatic delivery of telephone books. A great amount of energy and resources are dedicated to producing and distributing phone books; opt out if you don’t need one.

Number to Know

2,597: Number of career strikeouts by Reggie Jackson, an all-time record. Mr. October was born on this day in 1946.

This Day in History

May 18, 1980: Mount St. Helens erupts in Washington, killing 57 people and causing $3 billion in damage.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Actress Tina Fey (41)

Daily Quote

“The bicycle is the most civilized conveyance known to man. Other forms of transport grow daily more nightmarish. Only the bicycle remains pure in heart.” - Iris Murdoch