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  A new page in the book of life:  Thursday, 27 April, 2017

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Toady's tidbits for today /
Don't skip breakfast! Start the day with some food for thought.

Words to keep
"We can do without butter, but, despite all our love of peace, not without arms. One cannot shoot with butter but with guns." —Paul Joseph Goebbels (1936) (Goebbels was director of propaganda in Nazi Germany.)

Pop culture eternal
Jazz, rock-and-roll, and rhythm-and-blues all have their roots in blues music, which in turn has its roots in the work songs of slaves in the American South. That's the Southern part of the USA, not to be confused with South America. Each of these modern forms of music includes various styles associated with certain US cities, such as New Orleans, Detroit, Kansas City, and Memphis.

Toady's teaser for today /
Look tomorrow!

Q:  What TV detective is really 16 years old but looks 6 years old, can speak in various voices through his bow tie, and uses the name of a detective story writer?

Yesterday's teaser
Q:  Why is aloe a good plant to have in or near the kitchen?
A:  Because it can be used for treating minor burns.
Toady's triathlon for today / Here are three quick exercises to get you going!
[Note: The exercises may not work in all browsers.]
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