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Morning Minutes: Feb. 26

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Morning Minutes: Feb. 26

Word of the Day

Conundrum kuh-NUHN-druhm (noun) A riddle, the answer to which involves a pun or play on words; anything that puzzles. - dictionary.com

Website of the Day

How jeans conquered the world

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-17101768

In honor of Levi Strauss' birthday, learn how jeans became a wardrobe staple around the world.

Number to Know

2.7 billion: Meters of denim fabric produced in 2006.

This Day in History

Feb. 26, 2005: Halle Berry accepts her Razzie for Worst Actress in person, while holding her Oscar in her other hand. She also makes a speech parodying her 2002 Oscar speech after she won Best Actress. 

Today's Featured Birthday

Singer Michael Bolton (60)

Daily Quote

"What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?" - Robert H. Schuller