Morning Minutes: Nov. 2

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

blowzy \BLOU-zee\ (adjective) having a coarse, ruddy complexion; disheveled in appearance; unkempt. —

Website of the Day

Other than finding the ideal name for your baby, offers today’s trending baby names, celebrity baby news and tips on naming characters for fiction writers.

Number to Know

44: Over the last 100 years, the male name Michael has been chosen as the most popular baby name most often (44 times), while the female name Mary has been ranked the top name 43 times over those years, according to the Social Security Administration.

This Day in History

Nov. 2, 1898: Cheerleading is started at the University of Minnesota with Johnny Campbell leading the crowd in cheering on the football team.

Today’s Featured Birthday

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Daily Quote

“Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.” — Plato