Word of the Day, Web Site of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.


 

Word of the Day

Archetype AHR-kih-type (noun) The original pattern or model of which all things of the same type are representations or copies; prototype; a perfect example -- www.merriam-webster.com

Web Site of the Day

Cal’s Plant of the Week
www.plantoftheweek.org

Whether you’re an avid gardener or a beginner looking for ideas, this site features a new plant each week and provides a description of the plant, it’s blooming season, ideal growing conditions and more. Search in the archives for past plants of the week.

Number to Know

23: Pounds of pizza that an average American eats per year, according to library.thinkquest.org. Today is National Deep Dish Pizza Day.

This Day in History

April 5, 1976: In the People's Republic of China, the April Fifth Movement leads to the Tiananmen incident.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell (73)

Daily Quote

“A poet can survive everything but a misprint.” - Oscar Wilde