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Word of the Day
cummerbund KUHM-er-buhnd (noun) a wide sash worn at the waist, especially a horizontally pleated one worn with a tuxedo. — www.dictionary.com
Website of the Day
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Number to Know
1,836: On this date in 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastates much of the U.S. Gulf Coast from Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle, killing more than 1,836 and causing more than $80 billion in damages.
This Day in History
Aug. 29, 1966: The Beatles perform their last concert before paying fans at Candlestick Park in San Francisco.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actress/singer Lea Michele (27)
"Imagination is at the root of much that passes for love.” - Gilbert Parker