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Milford Beacon
  • Morning Minutes: Oct. 25

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  • Word of the Day
    Flippant FLIP-unt (adj.) Lacking proper respect or seriousness - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream
    www.benjerry.com/fun/halloween
    Who says ice cream can’t be haunted? This page on the Ben & Jerry’s website is a graveyard of interaction: bats, ghouls, monsters and more. First, read the tombstones of old ice cream flavors that have passed on. Then, click through to explore endless worlds of cartoon-like laboratories, basements, abandoned mansions, dusty libraries and more.
    Number to Know
    24.3 pounds: Per-capita consumption of candy by Americans in 2009. – Census.gov
    This Day in History
    Oct. 25, 1962: Cuban missile crisis: Adlai Stevenson shows photos at the UN proving Soviet missiles are installed in Cuba.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Basketball coach Bobby Knight (72)
    Daily Quote
    “Everything you can imagine is real.” - Pablo Picasso
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