Morning Minutes: June 18
Word of the Day
Juxtapose JUK-stuh-pohz (verb) To place side by side -- www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Hear it First
Are you a fan of Christian music? This site focuses on the Christian music industry, with the latest news, blogs, exclusive videos, frequent contests, free and legal music downloads, streaming audio and more. There’s even a forum for fans to connect.
Number to Know
42: Number of goals Landon Donovan had for the U.S. national soccer team before the World Cup, making him the most prolific U.S. scorer of all time. The U.S. team plays its second World Cup game today.
This Day in History
June 18, 1873: Susan B. Anthony is fined $100 for attempting to vote in the 1872 presidential election.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Film critic Roger Ebert (68)
“If a movie is really working, you forget for two hours your Social Security number and where your car is parked. You are having a vicarious experience. You are identifying, in one way or another, with the people on the screen.” - Roger Ebert