Morning Minutes: July 17

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

Temporize TEM-puh-ryze (verb) To act to suit the time or occasion; yield to current or dominant opinion; to draw out discussions or negotiations so as to gain time -

Website of the Day

Literary Kicks

This site is a digital library of poetry and prose, biography and cultural criticism. It began as a resource on the Beat Generation and has evolved to cover a wide range of genres, from ancient literature to current fiction and poetry.

Number to Know

15.9 million: Number of visitors to Disneyland in 2009, the second highest amusement-park attendance in the world. Disneyland was dedicated on this date in 1955.

This Day in History

July 17, 1999: The popular kid's animated television show “SpongeBob SquarePants” makes its official series premiere on Nickelodeon.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Actor/musician David Hasselhoff (60)

Daily Quote

"I anything can't do right since because pickles!" – SpongeBob SquarePants