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WORD OF THE DAY

chignon [sheen-yon] (noun) a large, smooth twist, roll, or knot of hair, worn by women at the nape of the neck or the back of the head.

TV TRIVIA

In "Boy Meets World," who is the principal?

A. Mr. Turner

B. Mrs. Russell

C. Mrs. Gibson

D. Mr. Feeny

(Answer at bottom of column)

NUMBER TO KNOW

15%: When a child actor is cast in California, a Coogan account (trust fund) is set up to store at least 15% of their earnings.

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

Sept. 18, 1793: George Washington lays the cornerstone to the United States Capitol building.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

Movie actress Jada Pinkett Smith (49)

QUOTE OF THE DAY

"Though we travel the world over to find the beauty, we must carry it with us or we find it not." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

TRIVIA ANSWER

D. Mr. Feeny

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