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The Telegram
  • Morning Minutes for Saturday, January 5

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Rock singer Marilyn Manson (44) Word of the Day Corrode kuh-ROHD (verb) To eat away by degrees as if by gnawing; especially, to wear away gradually, usually by chemical action; to weaken or destroy gradu...
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  • Word of the Day
    Corrode kuh-ROHD (verb) To eat away by degrees as if by gnawing; especially, to wear away gradually, usually by chemical action; to weaken or destroy gradually; undermine; to undergo corrosion — www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    National Bird Day
    www.nationalbirdday.com
    Today is National Bird Day, and this website will let you know all about birds and what you can do to help our feathered friends. Local birding events might be listed on this site as well, so check it out.
    Number to Know
    20: Percent of Americans who are birdwatchers, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
    This Day in History
    Jan. 5, 1914: Ford Motor Company announces an eight-hour workday and a minimum wage of $5 for a day’s labor.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Rock singer Marilyn Manson (44)
    Daily Quote
    “Birds are a miracle because they prove to us there is a finer, simpler state of being which we may strive to attain.” — Doug Coupland

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