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Wellington Daily News - Wellington, KS
  • Morning Minutes, July 15

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  • July 15
    Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Todays Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.
    Word of the Day
    vatic VAT-ik adjective; Of or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy; prophetic; oracular. Dictionary.com
    Website of the Day: The British Museum
    http://www.britishmuseum.org
    Official website of the British Museum, home to the Rosetta Stone, which remains the most popular display.
    Number to Know
    3: Number of different languages inscribed on the Rosetta Stone: Ancient Greek, Demotic and Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs.
    This Day in History
    July 15, 1799: The Rosetta Stone is found in the Egyptian village of Rosetta by a French army officer. Inscriptions on the stone provided the modern understanding of Egyptian hieroglyphs.
    Todays Featured Birthday
    Gabriel Iglesias, American comic, actor, writer and producer, 38.
    Daily Quote
    I learned early on, stay away from politics, stay away from religion and dont talk about sports. Those three right there will get you in trouble. Gabriel Iglesias

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