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

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