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  • July 9
    Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Todayís Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.
    Word of the Day
    brackish BRAK-ish adjective; Somewhat salty; also, distasteful. ó Dictionary.com
    Website of the Day: Donkey Blog
    News from the world of competitive Donkey Kong play, and video gaming in general.
    Number to Know
    1,138,600: World-record high score for Donkey Kong, as played on official 1981 arcade game console.
    This Day in History
    July 9, 1981: The video game Donkey Kong is released. It marks the first appearance of long-running Nintendo hero Mario.
    Todayís Featured Birthday
    Tom Hanks, American actor, director, producer and writer, 58.
    Daily Quote
    ďIím not apolitical. Iím very specific in my politics, but a lot of the time itís nobodyís business unless youíre over at my house having dinner.Ē ó Tom Hanks
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