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PrattTribune - Pratt, KS
  • Morning Minutes: Dec. 20

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    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
    Alterity awl-TAIR-uh-tee (noun) Otherness; the quality or state of being radically alien to the conscious self or a particular cultural orientation - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Text Messages from Santa
    www.textsanta.net
    Today’s tech-savvy children might be too old to sit on Santa’s lap, but they might enjoy receiving a text message from Santa Claus. It costs a few dollars, but some of the money benefits the March of Dimes.
    Number to Know
    5,000: Approximate number of ornaments that decorate the tree at the U.S. Capitol.
    This Day in History
    Dec. 20, 1989: United States invasion of Panama: The United States sends troops into Panama to overthrow government of Manuel Noriega.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Musician David Cook (30)
    Daily Quote
    “Love is what's in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening presents and listen.” - Author unknown
     
     
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