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"What was next" trivia: On this day in 1993, the first U.S. death was caused by what kind of insect?
- Credit to reader Philip Bianci for being the first to note that the outlaw Billy the Kid was killed on July 14, 1881. And here's that Billy Joel song.
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Today's Smart Brevity count: 1,251 words ... 4.5 minutes.