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WORD OF THE DAY

Yataghan [yat-uh-gan, -guh n] (noun) a Turkish saber having a doubly curved blade, concave toward the hilt, and a hilt with a prominent pommel and no guard.

TV TRIVIA

On "Community," which two charactes host a fake morning television show?

A. Troy and Pierce

B. Jeff and Abed

C. Jeff and Britta

D. Troy and Abed

(Answer at bottom of column)

NUMBER TO KNOW

2,400: There are over 2,400 species of mantis.

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

June 16, 1884: The first roller coaster in America opens at Coney Island, in Brooklyn, New York. Known as a switchback railway, it was the brainchild of LaMarcus Thompson, traveled approximately 6 miles per hour and cost a nickel to ride.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

Golfer Phil Mickelson (51)

QUOTE OF THE DAY

"Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way." - Sophocles

TRIVIA ANSWER

D. Troy and Abed

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