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Aledo Times Record - Aledo, IL
  • Morning Minutes: June 23

  • Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

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  • Word of the Day
    Cryptography krip-TAH-gruh-fee (noun) The enciphering and deciphering of messages in secret code or cipher; the computerized encoding and decoding of information - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Vintage Ad Browser
    www.vintageadbrowser.com
    Containing more than 120,000 ads, this site collects vintage ads from a variety of sources, including websites, reader submissions, books, magazines and more. It’s a great place for creative types to get inspiration, or for anyone to take a peek back in time.
    Number to Know
    2400: Best possible score on the SATs. The SATs were first administered on this date in 1926.
    This Day in History
    June 23, 1972: President Richard M. Nixon and White House chief of staff H. R. Haldeman are taped talking about using the Central Intelligence Agency to obstruct the Federal Bureau of Investigation's investigation into the Watergate break-ins.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actress Frances McDormand (56)
    Daily Quote
    “What is one to say about June, the time of perfect young summer, the fulfillment of the promise of the earlier months, and with as yet no sign to remind one that its fresh young beauty will ever fade.” - Gertrude Jekyll
     
     

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