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
Boustrophedon boo-struh-FEE-dahn (noun) The writing of alternate lines in opposite directions (as from left to right and from right to left) - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Acts of Kindness
Today is World Kindness Day, so head to this site (or another of your chosing), which is built on the principle of helping others and being kind. The site lists ways to help out in your community, has information for teachers and much more.
Number to Know
47 million: The preliminary estimate of turkeys Minnesota expected to raise in 2010. The Gopher State was tops in turkey production, followed by North Carolina (31.0 million), Arkansas (28.0 million), Missouri (17.5 million), Indiana (16.0 million) and Virginia (15.5 million). These six states together would probably account for about two-thirds of U.S. turkeys produced in 2010. – Census.gov
This Day in History
Nov. 13, 1982: The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C. after a march to its site by thousands of Vietnam War veterans.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actress/comedian/TV personality Whoopi Goldberg (55)
“If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, ‘thank you,’ that would suffice.” - Meister Eckhart