Morning Minutes Nov. 17, 2010
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
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)
"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