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Gridley Herald - Gridley, CA
  • Morning Minutes: Nov. 16

  • 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
    termagant TUR-muh-guhnt (noun) a scolding, nagging, bad-tempered woman; a shrew (adjective) overbearing; shrewish; scolding. — www.dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    Suddenly Frugal
    www.suddenlyfrugal.com
    Find deals and hot coupons at Suddenly Frugal, a website/blog that was started in 2007 when Leah Ingram’s family found themselves needing to become suddenly frugal due to the economy. An exclusive freebie is available to new subscribers.
    Number to Know
    8: “The Cosby Show” aired for eight seasons on NBC from 1984 until 1992. According to TV Guide, the show "was TV's biggest hit in the 1980s, and almost single-handedly revived the sitcom genre and NBC's ratings fortunes.”
    This Day in History
    Nov. 16, 1938: LSD is first synthesized by Swiss chemist Dr. Albert Hofmann at the Sandoz Laboratories in Basel, Switzerland.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actress Lisa Bonet (46)
    Daily Quote
    “Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship — never.” — Charles Caleb Colton

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