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Gridley Herald - Gridley, CA
  • Morning Minutes: Dec. 17

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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
    Banausic buh-NAW-sik (adjective) Relating to or concerned with earning a living - used pejoratively; also, utilitarian, practical - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    “The Simpsons”
    www.thesimpsons.com
    “The Simpsons” made its debut as a standalone show on this date in 1989 (and it’s still running). Celebrate Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, Maggie and the rest of the Springfield crew by heading to the official Simpsons website. Here you’ll find episode guides, character guides, quizzes, video clips and much more.
    Number to Know
    350 million: Number of Christmas trees grown at Christmas tree farms, according to www.christmastree.org.
    This Day in History
    Dec. 17, 1903: The Wright brothers make their first powered and heavier-than-air flight in the Wright Flyer at Kitty Hawk, N.C.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actress Milla Jovovich (37)
    Daily Quote
    “It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.” - W.T. Ellis
     
     
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