Morning Minutes: Oct. 2

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

Vulpine VUL-pine (adj.) Of, relating to or resembling a fox; foxy, crafty -

Website of the Day

Gandhi’s autobiography

Today, on the birthday of Mohandas Gandhi (born in 1869), check out his autobiography online. The famous text was converted to the Web by Columbia University and is available free of charge. There also are printer-friendly pages if you want to read it on paper.

Number to Know

2: Ranking of Gandhi in Time magazine’s 1999 "Person of the Century” report. Albert Einstein was No. 1.

This Day in History

Oct. 2, 2002: The Beltway sniper attacks begin, extending over three weeks.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Musician Sting (59)

Daily Quote

“Clothes make a statement. Costumes tell a story.” - Mason Cooley