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  • Morning Minutes, April 17

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  • Word of the Day
    punnet PUHN-it noun; a small container or basket for strawberries or other fruit. — Dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    Strawberry Fields
    Strawberry Fields is a living memorial to the world-famous singer, songwriter and peace activist, John Lennon, and the tranquil section of New York City’s Central park that honors Lennon.
    Number to Know
    11,747: The most people the Ellis Island immigration center has processed in a single day is 11,747.
    This Day in History
    April 17, 1937: Daffy Duck’s first appearance, in Porky’s Duck Hunt.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Nick Hornby, English author and screenwriter, 57
    Daily Quote
    “I don’t want my books to exclude anyone, but if they have to, then I would rather they excluded the people who feel they are too smart for them!” — Nick Hornby
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