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Redwood Falls Gazette
  • Morning Minutes: Feb. 19

  • 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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  • morning minutes: feb. 19

    word of the day, website of the day, number to know, this day in history, today's featured birthday, and daily quote

    word of the day

    odious oh-dee-uhs (adjective) deserving or causing hatred; hateful; detestable -dictionary.com

    website of the day

    "raising the flag on iwo jima": the most reproduced and parodied photo in history?

    http://www.usni.org/iwo-jima-parody-photos

    see tributes and parodies of the famous photo, including one made of legos, one carved in ice, several on "the simpsons" and one back tattoo.

    number to know

    35: number of days the battle of iwo jima before american troops captured the island during world war ii.

    this day in history

    feb. 19, 1945: u.s. marines begin invasion of iwo jima, called operation detachment.

    today's featured birthday

    singer seal (50)

    daily quote

    "do what you can, with what you have, where you are." - theodore roosevelt

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