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Dodge City Daily Globe - Dodge City, KS
  • Morning Minutes, July 27

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  • July 27
    Word of the Day, This Day in History, Number to Know, Website of the Day, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.
    Word of the Day
    Cockaigne kah-KAYN noun; An imaginary land of ease and luxury. — Dictionary.com
    This Day in History
    July 27, 1953: Fighting in the Korean War ends when the United States China, and North Korea sign an armistice agreement. Syngman Rhee, President of South Korea, refuses to sign but pledges to observe the armistice.
    Number to Know
    2.5: The width in miles of the Demilitarized Zone separating North and South Korea.
    Website of the Day: The Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
    http://www.qsl.net/ah6hy/korea.html
    Photo albums of the heavily fortified Korean Demilitarized Zone, with pictures taken from both sides of the border.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Bill Engvall, American comedian and actor, 57.
    Daily Quote
    “I’ll tell you, it’s a real slap in the face when you walk onto a college campus with your daughter and you catch some guy checking her out.” — Bill Engvall
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