Morning Minutes August 11, 2010

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Word of the Day

    Declivity di-KLIV-uh-tee (noun) Downward inclination; a descending slope - www.merriam-webster.com

    Website of the Day

    CoupRecoup

     couprecoup.com

    Online coupon sites seem to be popping up every day. But what happens if you have a change of heart or can't use the deal? Or maybe you missed a deal. This online marketplace lets people buy and sell these coupons.

    Number to Know

    1929: Year when the Bud Billiken Parade was first held in Chicago, and it happened on this date. The event is the oldest African-American parade in the U.S.

    This Day in History

    Aug. 11, 1929: Babe Ruth becomes the first baseball player to hit 500 home runs in his career.

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Wrestler Hulk Hogan (57)

    Daily Quote

    "All I can tell them is pick a good one and sock it. I get back to the dugout and they ask me what it was I hit and I tell them I don't know except it looked good." - Babe Ruth