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  • Morning Minutes: Sept. 30

  • Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

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  • Word of the Day

    Parnassian pahr-NAS-ee-uhn (adjective) pertaining to poetry; pertaining to Mount Parnassus; of, pertaining to, or noting a school of French poets of the latter half of the 19th century, characterized chiefly by a belief in art for art's sake, by an emphasis on metrical form, and by the repression of emotive elements; a member of the Parnassian school of French poets. — www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Marmoset

    https://www.marmosetmusic.com/

    Billed as finding “the right soundtrack for your story,” Marmoset Music offers a way to discover new artists by listening to Marmoset Radio or just browsing by genre or film mixes.

    Number to Know

    6.2 million: Tony Hale, who plays Buster Bluth on TV’s “Arrested Development,” has been hailed as a fan favorite for his revival of the role in the series’ return to Netflix. The show, while critically acclaimed, did not gain a sizable audience in its earlier run. According to the Nielsen ratings system, the show's first season was the 120th most popular show among households and the 88th among viewers 18 to 49, averaging 6.2 million viewers.

    This Day in History

    Sept. 30, 1882: Thomas Edison's first commercial hydroelectric power plant (later known as Appleton Edison Light Company) begins operation on the Fox River in Appleton, Wis.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Actor Tony Hale (43)

    Daily Quote

    “The soul's joy lies in doing.” — Percy Bysshe Shelley

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