Morning Minutes: Nov. 16

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

Hobnob HAHB-nahb (verb) To associate familiarly --

Web Site of the Day


Shopping for gifts can be fun, but you don’t always have the funds to buy the newest, coolest item. This site provides you with an easy and organized way to pool your money with friends and buy a gift for a special occasion.

Number to Know

1995: Year that The International Day for Tolerance was first observed on this date. The UNESCO-backed observance still takes place and is a day to promote awareness of the dangers of intolerance around the world.

This Day in History

Nov. 16, 1907: Indian Territory and Oklahoma Territory become Oklahoma and are admitted as the 46th state.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Former baseball star Dwight “Dr. K” Gooden (45)

Daily Quote

“What we're really talking about is a wonderful day set aside on the fourth Thursday of November when no one diets. I mean, why else would they call it Thanksgiving?” - Erma Bombeck