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WORD OF THE DAY

Weatherly [weth -er-lee] (adjective) (of a ship or boat) making very little leeway when close-hauled.

TV TRIVIA

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On "Dexter," What was Dexter's adopted father's occupation?

A. Forensic scientist

B. Homicide detective

C. Fireman

D. Factory assemblyman

(Answer at bottom of column)

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

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TRIVIA ANSWER

B. Homicide detective

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