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The Steuben Courier Advocate
  • Morning Minutes: Feb. 12

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  • Word of the Day
    galligaskins gal-i-GAS-kinz (noun) 1. leggings or gaiters, usually of leather. 2. loose hose or breeches worn in the 16th and 17th centuries. — www.dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    Endomondo
    http://www.endomondo.com/
    With Endomondo on your phone, you can track your running, cycling and other sports. It’s fun, it’s social and it’s motivating.
    Number to Know
    272: In 272 words, and three minutes, President Abraham Lincoln asserted in the Gettysburg Address that the nation was born not in 1789, but in 1776, “conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.” Today would have been Lincoln’s birthday.
    This Day in History
    Feb. 12, 1947: Christian Dior unveils a “New Look”, helping Paris regain its position as the capital of the fashion world.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actor Josh Brolin (46)
    Daily Quote
    “Joy in looking and comprehending is nature’s most beautiful gift.” — Albert Einstein
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