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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'

    thewizardofoz.warnerbros.com



    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)



    Daily Quote



    "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"