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Word of the Day
Lobscouse LAHB-skouss (noun) A sailor's dish of stewed or baked meat with vegetables and hardtack - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Today, on the birthday of writer Anthony Burgess (he was born in 1917), head to this website to learn more about the author of “A Clockwork Orange,” the “Enderby” series and more. This site has information about Burgess and his works, as well as scholarly information if you want to become more involved.
Number to Know
21: According to Rolling Stone, the ranking of George Harrison on the list of greatest guitarists of all time. Harrison was born on this date in 1943.
This Day in History
Feb. 25, 1870: Hiram Rhodes Revels, a Republican from Mississippi, is sworn in to the U.S. Senate, becoming the first African-American ever to sit in the U.S. Congress.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actor Sean Astin (40)
“Violence among young people is an aspect of their desire to create. They don't know how to use their energy creatively so they do the opposite and destroy.” – “Clockwork Orange” author Anthony Burgess, who was born on this date in 1917.