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The Mexico Ledger - Mexico, MO
  • Morning Minutes: June 10

  • 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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  • Word of the Day
    Palooka puh-LOO-kuh (noun) An inexperienced or incompetent boxer; oaf, lout - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Alcoholics Anonymous
    www.aa.org
    Founded on this day in 1935, Alcoholics Anonymous still brings together men and women looking to solve their drinking problem. This site is full of information about alcohol abuse and how you can get help.
    Number to Know
    15: Age of Joe Nuxhall of the Cincinnati Reds when he appeared in a major league game on this date in 1944, becoming the youngest MLB player ever.
    This Day in History
    June 10, 1935: Dr. Robert Smith takes his last drink, and Alcoholics Anonymous is founded in Akron, Ohio, by him and Bill Wilson.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Olympic gold medal winner Tara Lipinski (31)
    Daily Quote
    “A horse is a thing of beauty ... none will tire of looking at him as long as he displays himself in his splendor.” - Xenophon
     
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