Morning Minutes: March 9

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

Tutelage TOO-tuh-lij (noun) An act of guarding or protecting; the state of being under a guardian or tutor; instruction especially of an individual; a guiding influence - www.merriam-webster.com

Website of the Day

Barbie

www.barbie.com

Mattel’s official Barbie website features games for children, a section for Barbie collectors, a Barbie-for-adults section, a Barbie birthday page and more. Youngsters and grown-ups still fascinated by the iconic doll will find lots to look at and do here.

Number to Know

100,000: Approximate number of avid Barbie doll collectors, according to Mattel.

This Day in History

March 9, 1959: The Barbie doll makes its debut at the American International Toy Fair in New York.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Actor Emmanuel Lewis (42)

Daily Quote

“May your blessings outnumber

The shamrocks that grow,

And may trouble avoid you

Wherever you go.” - Irish blessing