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Granite Falls Advocate Tribune - Granite Falls, MN
  • Morning Minutes: Nov. 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
    blowzy BLOU-zee (adjective) having a coarse, ruddy complexion; disheveled in appearance; unkempt. — www.dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    BabyNames.com
    www.babynames.com
    Other than finding the ideal name for your baby, BabyNames.com offers today’s trending baby names, celebrity baby news and tips on naming characters for fiction writers.
    Number to Know
    44: Over the last 100 years, the male name Michael has been chosen as the most popular baby name most often (44 times), while the female name Mary has been ranked the top name 43 times over those years, according to the Social Security Administration.
    This Day in History
    Nov. 2, 1898: Cheerleading is started at the University of Minnesota with Johnny Campbell leading the crowd in cheering on the football team.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    k.d. lang (52)
    Daily Quote
    “Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.” — Plato

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