Morning Minutes May 26, 2010
Word of the Day
Plagiary PLAY-jee-air-ee (noun) One that plagiarizes; plagiarism -- www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
The Screen Actors Guild created this site, which offers streaming video featuring guild members reading children's books aloud, plus accompanying activities. A current offering is Betty White reading "Harry the Dirty Dog" by Gene Zion.
Number to Know
409-0: The vote in the House of Representatives last year on a measure to recognize the 50th anniversary of Miles Davis' "Kind of Blue." Today is Davis' birthday; he was born in 1926.
This Day in History
May 26, 2004: Army veteran Terry Nichols is found guilty of 161 state murder charges for helping carry out the Oklahoma City bombing.
Today's Featured Birthday
Musician Stevie Nicks (62)
"Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much." - John Wayne, who was born on this date in 1907.