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  • July 11
    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
    solecism SOL-uh-siz-uhm noun; A breach of good manners or etiquette. — Dictionary.com
    Website of the Day: EyeWitnessToHistory.com
    Accounts of the duel between American politicians Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton.
    Number to Know
    10: The distance in “full paces” between Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton as they faced each other in a pistol duel.
    This Day in History
    July 11, 1804: In a duel between two prominent American politicians, Vice President Aaron Burr mortally wounds Secretary of the Treasurer Alexander Hamilton. Burr was charged with murder, but never went to trial.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Lil’ Kim (born Kimberly Denise Jones), American rapper, model and actress, 40.
    Daily Quote
    “My love for the female hip hop movement has always been genuine.” — Lil’ Kim
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