Morning Minutes: Feb. 1

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Morning Minutes: Feb. 1

Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today's Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

Word of the day

Amphiboly am-FIB-uh-lee (noun) Ambiguity of speech, especially from the uncertainty of grammatical construction rather than the meaning of the words

Website of the Day

10 Operas You Need to Know

NPR's World of Opera compiled a list of ten operas you should listen to. With the music included on the list, it's a quick and easy way to broaden your musical horizons.

Number to Know

36: Number of instruments needed to perform "La boheme" as scored by Puccini.

This Day in History

Feb. 1, 1896: Giacomo Puccini's "La boheme," the world's second most performed opera, premieres in Turin, Italy.

Today's Featured Birthday

Actor Michael C. Hall (42)

Daily Quote

"No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path." - Buddha