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Enjoying your day off?
Thursday - 7/4/2013, 2:00am EDT
And, if today finds you at work, that's good too. Maybe not for you, but certainly for us. Because what you are doing and where you are doing it is probably good for our health, safety and security. Even if we can't see you.
Most media outlets find that readers, listeners and viewers drop off on holidays, which makes sense. So we are saving the good stuff for tomorrow, July 5, when lots of us will be back to work. Enjoy today and check it out tomorrow.
Happy holiday. Check this space tomorrow.
NEARLY USELESS FACTOID
By Jack Moore
Ever wonder why pound is abbreviated "lb?" It's actually an abbreviation of the Latin word libra a reference to the expression libra pondo, which means "pound weight."
(Source: World Wide Words)
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