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

Fret FRET (verb) To eat or gnaw into; wear, corrode; fray; to become vexed or worried; agitate - www.merriam-webster.com

Website of the Day

Flu.gov
flu.gov

This government site aims to provide up-to-date and accurate information about H1N1 and seasonal flu. There are key facts about the flu, recommendations on what to do if you think you’re sick, info on where to find vaccinations and more.

Number to Know

36 million: The estimated number of trick-or-treaters in 2009 — children 5 to 13 — across the United States. This number is up about 190,000 from a year earlier. Of course, many other children — older than 13, and younger than 5 — also go trick-or-treating. – Census.gov

This Day in History

Oct. 19, 2005: Saddam Hussein goes on trial in Baghdad for crimes against humanity.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Actor John Lithgow (66)

Daily Quote

“Double, double toil and trouble;
Fire burn and cauldron bubble.” - William Shakespeare