Morning Minutes Nov. 17, 2010

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

    Word of the Day

    Outlandish out-LAN-dish (adjective) Of or relating to another country, foreign; strikingly out of the ordinary, bizarre; exceeding proper or reasonable limits or standards; remote from civilization - www.merriam-webster.com

    Website of the Day

    Homemade Bread Day

    www.banana-bread.biz

    Do you miss the sweet aroma of freshly baked bread? Today is a good excuse to make delicious bread at home - it's Homemade Bread Day. Visit this website for a never-ending list of creative banana bread recipes.

    Number to Know

    53: Pounds of bread each American eats every year, according to breaddaily.tripod.com.

    This Day in History

    Nov. 17, 1973: Watergate scandal: In Orlando, Fla., President Richard Nixon tells 400 Associated Press managing editors "I am not a crook."

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Director Martin Scorsese (68)

    Daily Quote

    "What we're really talking about is a wonderful day set aside on the fourth Thursday of November when no one diets.  I mean, why else would they call it Thanksgiving?" - Erma Bombeck