Morning Minutes: May 17

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

Gadzookery gad-ZOO-kuh-ree (noun) The use of archaisms (as in a historical novel) -- www.merriam-webster.com

Web Site of the Day

The Pioneer Woman

thepioneerwoman.com

Follow the adventures of a former city girl who fell in love with a cattle rancher and moved to a farm. Her stories are hilarious and heart-touching, and complemented with photos. She also posts step-by-step recipes and chronicles the remodeling of a guest house.

Number to Know

9-0: Supreme Court vote in the Brown v. Board of Education case, which desegregated schools. The decision was handed down on this date in 1954.

This Day in History

May 17, 2004: Massachusetts becomes the first state to legalize same-sex marriage.