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Montevideo American-News - Montevideo, MN
  • Morning Minutes: Aug. 2

  • Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

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  • Word of the Day

    fribble FRIB-uhl (verb) to act in a foolish or frivolous manner; trifle; to waste foolishly (noun) a foolish or frivolous person; trifler; anything trifling or frivolous; frivolousness (adjective) frivolous; foolish; trifling. - www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Instapaper

    www.instapaper.com

    Instapaper provides a Read Later bookmark for when users find something they want to read but don’t have time to do so that moment. They can then read it anywhere, including on their Kindle or smartphone.

    Number to Know

    22: Twenty-two federal censuses have been conducted since the first U.S. Census on this date in 1790.

    This Day in History

    Aug. 2, 1776: The United States Declaration of Independence is signed.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Actor Sam Worthington (37)

    Daily Quote

    “This magnificent butterfly finds a little heap of dirt and sits still on it; but man will never on his heap of mud keep still.” -Joseph Conrad

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