Thursday, April 23rd, 2020. Day 114 of 2020
It’s Thank You Thursday. A show of gratitude can make a huge difference
It’s English Language Day. Let’s start with the proper use of to, too, and two. Then let’s work on the proper use of see, saw, and seen. I have no idea where some people were during English class1914: First baseball game was played at Wrigley Field (then Weeghman Park) in Chicago
1954: Henry Aaron of the Milwaukee Braves hit his first Major League home-run
1985: Coca-Cola changes its formula and releases New Coke. The response is overwhelmingly negative, and the original formula is back on the market in less than three months
1988: Smoking was banned on U.S. flights. What took so long ?
2005: The first ever YouTube video, titled “Me at the zoo”, was published
In the News: No new cases of COVID-19 reported since Monday in Alexander County…A Mental Health Hotline established for citizens during the COVID Crisis…Taylorsville man arrested overnight on drug charges and probation violations…Big Pot bust in Iredell County
Weather: Rain today, maybe some storms
Sports: The Bengals are on the clock, NFL Draft is tonight…What will the 7th pick bring for the Panthers ?….Tiger and Phil will join Peyton Manning and Little Tommy Brady for a Golf MatchHappy Birthday: Lee Majors, Tony Esposito, Valerie Bertinelli, George Lopez, Melina Kanakaredes
COVID-19 Update: Patience getting shorter, hair getting longer, toilet paper still scarce, hand sanitizer not to be found. And the beat goes on….
Quote of the Day: “Brevity is the soul of wit”…William Shakespeare (Born this day in 1564)