Morning Minutes: Nov. 8

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

bequeath \bih-KWEETH\ (verb) to dispose of (personal property, especially money) by last will: She bequeathed her half of the company to her niece; to hand down; pass on. —

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Number to Know

23: Jack Osbourne lost 23 kg (more than 50 pounds) in Thailand at a Muay Thai martial arts camp in Pattaya in order to be fit enough to climb El Capitan while filming the first series of “Jack Osbourne: Adrenaline Junkie.”

This Day in History

Nov. 8, 1966: Former Massachusetts Attorney General Edward Brooke becomes the first African-American elected to the U.S. Senate since Reconstruction.

Today’s Featured Birthday

TV personality Jack Osbourne (28)

Daily Quote

“The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly and lie about your age.” — Lucille Ball