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  • August 7
    Word of the Day, This Day in History, Number to Know, Website of the Day, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.
    Word of the Day
    permeate PUR-mee-ayt transitive verb; To spread or diffuse through. — Dictionary.com
    This Day in History
    Aug. 7, 1959: The Lincoln Memorial design on the U.S. penny goes into circulation, replacing the “sheaves of wheat” design that had been used since 1909. The Lincoln Memorial penny will be minted until 2008.
    Number to Know
    1.83: The cost in cents to mint one U.S. penny in 2014.
    Website of the Day: Coin Collecting Basics
    What to do about getting involved with the popular hobby of numismatics: coin collecting.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Wayne Knight, American actor and comedian, best known for his role as Newman on the television show “Seinfeld,” 59.
    Daily Quote
    “Whatever road you’ve been given, enjoy that road.” — Wayne Knight
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