Butler County Times Gazette
  • Morning Minutes: Feb. 16

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  • Word of the Day
    riposte ri-POHST (noun) 1. a quick, sharp return in speech or action; counterstroke: a brilliant riposte to an insult. 2. Fencing. a quick thrust given after parrying a lunge. (verb) 1. to make a riposte. 2. to reply or retaliate. — www.dictionary.com
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    Number to Know
    1968: On this date in 1968, in Haleyville, Ala., the first 911 emergency telephone system went into service.
    This Day in History
    Feb. 16, 2005: The National Hockey League cancels the entire 2004-2005 regular season and playoffs.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Rapper Ice-T (56)
    Daily Quote
    “Clever people will recognize and tolerate nothing but cleverness.” — Henri Frederic Amiel

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