A quick start to the day.

Today's forecast

Chance of showers, high of 72. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Word of the day

ligulate [lig-yuh-leyt] (adjective) having the shape of a strap.

Film trivia

What coin trick does Larry perform for Attila the Hun in “Night at the Museum”?

A. French Drop

B. Coin Fold

C. Zarrow Shuffle

D. Interlude

(Answer at bottom of column)

Number to know

6: By 3,000 B.C., there were at least 6 different types of beer in Egypt.

This day in history

June 8, 1966: The rival National Football League (NFL) and American Football League (AFL) announce that they will merge.

Featured birthday

Rapper Kanye West (40)

Quote of the day

“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” — Joseph Addison

Trivia answer

A. French Drop