🐪 Welcome to Wednesday! Today's Smart Brevity count is 1,294 words, 5 minutes.
📊 Data point of the day: 29.2 inches, the amount of rainfall in 12 hours Monday in Rossiglione, Italy. It's a new 12-hour European record. Read more
🚨Situational awareness: The devastating California oil spill may stem from a cargo ship's anchor dragging and rupturing a subsea pipeline, AP reports.
🎶 And at this moment in 1999, TLC was #1 on the Billboard singles charts with today's perfect intro tune...