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Today's Dippit!


"The family is one of nature’s masterpieces."


What's the definition of a will? It's a dead giveaway!

Fun Fact

Squirrels forget where they hide about half of their nuts.


While not all squirrels bury their nuts, the ones that do only recover around 26% of their nuts.

Reading Fact

E. Hinton started writing at the age of 15.

History Fact

Gold Teeth

George Washington, however, had luxury dentures: they were reportedly made out gold, lead, and ivory, and were a mix of human and animal chompers. But no wood! 

Movie/TV Trivia

In the penultimate Ian Fleming 007 novel, You Only Live Twice, James Bond’s parents are revealed to be Scottish and Swiss. His formative years were spent in Germany and France.

Movie/TV Quote

"Meet me in Montauk."

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

Whispered by Kate Winslet's Clementine in the midst of a collapsing house and a disappearing memory, "Meet me in Montauk" is a last-ditch rescue attempt, a verbal Hail Mary tossed into the void before the clock runs out. Of all the clever dialogue in Charlie Kaufman's Oscar-winning script, which he penned during a wildly productive burst of creativity in the early '00s, it's this earnest request that hits home the hardest, evoking a dream of a shared life and a chance at romantic redemption. Even after all the pain and heartbreak, you still want to see Clementine and Joel find each other and get another shot at reconstructing their relationship. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind understands that basic yearning for hope and connection. Unsurprisingly, the line has inspired fans to travel to Montauk itself for trips and special screenings -- perhaps discovering their own fractured love stories along the way.

Conversation Starter

What’s the funniest TV series you have seen?

Writing Prompt

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