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Morning Minutes: April 21

Word of the Day

Obloquy OB-luh-kwee (noun) Censure, blame, or abusive language aimed at a person or thing, especially by numerous persons or by the general public - dictionary.com

Website of the Day

60 Facts About The Queen

http://www.thediamondjubilee.org/60-facts-about-queen

Set up for Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee last year, this page is full of facts about the British monarch. She's had more than 30 corgis in her lifetime!

Number to Know

61: Years Queen Elizabeth II has ruled England.

This Day in History

April 21, 1989: Chinese students begin Tiananmen Square protests, which last until troops are ordered to disperse the protesters on June 3.

Today's Featured Birthday

English monarch Queen Elizabeth II (87)

Daily Quote

"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing." - George Bernard Shaw