Morning Minutes: Feb. 22

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Mount Shasta Herald

Morning Minutes: Feb. 22

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

Macabre muh-KAH-bruh or muh-KAHB (adjective) Gruesome and horrifying; ghastly; horrible - dictionary.com

Website of the Day

Grammy Fails: Worst Grammy Award Nominees From The Chipmunks To Milli Vanilli To Eric Clapton

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/02/07/grammy-fails-grammy-awards-worst-nominees_n_2638794.html

The Huffington Post compiled a list of the 20 worst Grammy nominees and winners. The list has songs attached, so you can refresh your memory and see if you agree with their choices.

Number to Know

78: Number of Grammy Award categories after the 2012 restructuring. Previously, there had been 109.

This Day in History

Feb. 22, 1990: Milli Vanilli wins "Best New Artist" Grammy. The award is taken back nine months later when German record producer Frank Farian holds a press conference to announce that the duo is a sham, and had done none of the singing on the album.

Today's Featured Birthday

Actress Drew Barrymore (38)

Daily Quote

"Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. " - Dalai Lama