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  • June 23
    Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.
    Word of the Day
    mephitic muh-FIT-ik adjective; Offensive to the smell; noxious. — Dictionary.com
    Website of the Day: American Experience, The Pill
    Companion website for the PBS series, with this episode examining the history and effects of oral contraception.
    Number to Know
    5: Peak ranking on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart of Loretta Lynn’s 1975 song “The Pill.”
    This Day in History
    June 23, 1960: The United States Food and Drug Administration OKs the drug Enovid, making it the first officially approved combined oral contraceptive pill in the world.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    LaDainian Tomlinson, American football player and sports commentator, 35.
    Daily Quote
    “I didn’t know how babies were made until I was pregnant with my fourth child.” — Loretta Lynn
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