Morning Minutes: March 17

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

Blarney BLAHR-nee (noun) skillful flattery; blandishment; nonsense, humbug --

Website of the Day

St. Patrick’s Day

Learn about St. Patrick, Ireland and St. Patrick’s Day celebrations on this site. Discover fun facts about the Irish saint, browse a calendar of celebrations around the world, print out lyrics to Irish songs, pick an Irish recipe and more.

Number to Know

3: A key number of St. Patrick, who used the three-leaved clover to teach about the Christian concept of the Trinity.

This Day in History

March 17, 2008: New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer resigns after a scandal involving a high-end prostitute. Lt. Gov. David Paterson becomes governor.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Irish musician (The Corrs) Caroline Corr (38)

Daily Quote

“If you hold a four-leaf shamrock in your left hand at dawn on St. Patrick's Day you get what you want very much but haven't wished for.” - Patricia Lynch