Morning Minutes August 27, 2010

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

     Word of the Day

    Eighty-six ay-tee-SIKS (verb, slang) To refuse to serve (a customer); also, to get rid of, throw out -

    Website of the Day

    LBJ Library & Museum

    Are you interested in learning more about President Lyndon Baines Johnson or visiting his library and museum? Head to this official site, which has a wealth of information on the 36th president and information on visiting the library in Texas. LBJ was born on this date in 1908.

    Number to Know

    4: Number of presidents who have served as representative, senator, vice president and president. They are Lyndon Johnson, John Tyler, Andrew Johnson and Richard Nixon.

    This Day in History

    Aug. 27, 1776: The Battle of Long Island: in what is now Brooklyn, New York, British forces under General William Howe defeat the Americans under General George Washington.

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Actor Paul Reubens (58)

    Daily Quote

    "A president's hardest task is not to do what is right but to know what is right." - President Lyndon B. Johnson