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Gridley Herald - Gridley, CA
  • Morning Minutes: Nov. 28

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    Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.



     
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    Word of the Day
    Vanguard VAN-gahrd (noun) The troops moving at the head of an army; the forefront of an action or movement - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    PhotoShopDisasters
    http://www.psdisasters.com/
    From missing arms to unrecognizable celebrities, this blog collects commercial art that has abused the tools available with photo-editing software. You’ll be shocked to see the number of crazy mistakes that might show up in a magazine or on a billboard near you.
    Number to Know
    14: The percentage of total 2010 sales for department stores (including leased departments) in December. For jewelry stores, the percentage was 20 percent. – Census.gov
    This Day in History
    Nov. 28, 1994: In Portage, Wis., convicted serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is clubbed to death by an inmate in the Columbia Correctional Institution gymnasium.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Comedian/TV host Jon Stewart (50)
    Daily Quote
    “Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.” - Oscar Wilde
     
     
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