Morning Minutes: July 17
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 - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
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)
"I anything can't do right since because pickles!" – SpongeBob SquarePants