Morning Minutes: Aug. 12
Word of the Day
lam lam (verb) to beat; thrash. — www.dictionary.com
Website of the Day
Almost everyone can relate to this funnyman. Find comics, quizzes and stories at The Oatmeal, along with merchandise from your favorite cartoon strips.
Number to Know
13: On this date in 1952, known as “The Night of the Murdered Poets,” 13 prominent Jewish intellectuals were murdered in Moscow.
This Day in History
Aug. 12, 1990: Sue, the largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton found to date, is discovered by Sue Hendrickson in South Dakota.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Rapper Sir Mix-a-Lot (50)
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