Morning Minutes: Aug. 2

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

fribble FRIB-uhl (verb) to act in a foolish or frivolous manner; trifle; to waste foolishly (noun) a foolish or frivolous person; trifler; anything trifling or frivolous; frivolousness (adjective) frivolous; foolish; trifling. -

Website of the Day


Instapaper provides a Read Later bookmark for when users find something they want to read but don’t have time to do so that moment. They can then read it anywhere, including on their Kindle or smartphone.

Number to Know

22: Twenty-two federal censuses have been conducted since the first U.S. Census on this date in 1790.

This Day in History

Aug. 2, 1776: The United States Declaration of Independence is signed.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Actor Sam Worthington (37)

Daily Quote

“This magnificent butterfly finds a little heap of dirt and sits still on it; but man will never on his heap of mud keep still.” -Joseph Conrad