Morning Minutes April 19, 2010
Word of the Day
Chevron SHEV-run (noun) A figure, pattern or object having the shape of a V or an inverted V; a heraldic charge consisting of two diagonal stripes meeting at an angle usually with the point up; a sleeve badge that indicates the wearer's rank and service (as in the armed forces) -- www.merriam-webster.com
Web Site of the Day
This free, Web-based service helps you sift through the myriad options associated with picking a cell phone carrier, wireless plan, credit card and even gas station. Filter results according to your needs to find the best value.
Number to Know
21: Number season that "The Simpsons" currently is on. The yellow family made their TV debut on this date in 1987 on "The Tracey Ullman Show."
This Day in History
April 19, 2005: Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger elected Pope Benedict XVI on the second day of the papal conclave.
Today's Featured Birthday
Actor Tim Curry (64)
"This is the most exciting thing I've seen since Halley's comet collided with the moon." - Homer Simpson