Morning Minutes: Feb. 3

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

banal \buh-NAL, -NAHL, BEYN-l\ (adjective) devoid of freshness or originality; hackneyed; trite. —

Website of the Day


Dogster is for anyone who shares their life with a dog. Great writers, original video, dog park confessional, breed info, adoption, food, health and more.

Number to Know

400 million: In 2001, there were estimated to be 400 million dogs in the world.

This Day in History

Feb. 3, 1972: The first day of the seven-day 1972 Iran blizzard, which would kill at least 4,000 people, making it the deadliest snowstorm in history.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Actress Rebel Wilson (28)

Daily Quote

“In order to have wisdom we must have ignorance.” — Theodore Dreiser