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

Plaguey PLAY-ghee (adjective) Causing irritation or annoyance; troublesome - www.merriam-webster.com

Website of the Day

National Women’s History Project

March is National Women’s History Month, and this site focuses on the achievements of multicultural women in all facets of life – from science to government to sports. There are also lists of programs, community events, plays, essay contests and related projects.

Number to Know

24: Percent of Massachusetts residents who were of Irish ancestry in 2009. This compares with a rate of 12 percent for the nation as a whole. – Census.gov

This Day in History

March 11, 1993: Janet Reno is confirmed by the U.S. Senate and sworn in the next day, becoming the first female attorney general of the United States.

Today’s Featured Birthday

TV personality Sam Donaldson (78)

Daily Quote

“Saint Patrick was a gentleman, who through strategy and stealth
Drove all the snakes from Ireland, here's a drink to his health!
But not too many drinks, lest we lose ourselves and then
Forget the good Saint Patrick, and see them snakes again!” - Author unknown