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Word of the Day
Zwieback SWEE-back (noun) A usually sweetened bread enriched with eggs that is baked and then sliced and toasted until dry and crisp - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
The Official Site of 'The Wizard of Oz'
On this date in 1939, “The Wizard of Oz” was released in theaters, and it would go on to become arguably the most beloved film of all time. Check out this official site from Warner Bros: There is film information, downloads, items for sale and more.
Number to Know
1: Ranking of “The Wizard of Oz” by the Library of Congress in the “most-watched film” category.
This Day in History
Aug. 25, 1916: The United States National Park Service is created.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Musician Gene Simmons (61)
“Oh, but anyway, Toto, we're home. Home! And this is my room, and you're all here. And I'm not gonna leave here ever, ever again, because I love you all, and - oh, Auntie Em - there's no place like home!” – Dorothy (Judy Garland) in “The Wizard of Oz”