Good morning! Today's Smart Brevity count is 1,091 words, 4 minutes.
🛢️ Brent crude oil prices breached $70 per barrel this morning for the first time in two months before slipping back slightly.
🚨"Royal Dutch Shell shareholders overwhelmingly supported the company's energy transition strategy in a vote at its annual general meeting, the company said on Tuesday." (Reuters)
🎶 And Marvin Gaye's beautiful, searing and vital album "What's Going On" turns 50 this week and provides today's intro tune...