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
Mayhem MAY-hem (noun) Willful and permanent crippling, mutilation or disfigurement of any part of the body and especially deprivation of a bodily member; needless or willful damage or violence - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Today is World Poetry Day, so head to this poetry website to read some great poems. The site has poems organized by author or theme, a poem a day and a host of resources for those wishing to participate in poetry readings or to write their own verse.
Number to Know
1 in 733: Number of babies who are born with Down syndrome, according to the National Down Syndrome Society. Today is World Down Syndrome Day.
This Day in History
March 21, 1980: On the season finale of the “Dallas,” the infamous character J.R. Ewing is shot by an unseen assailant, leading to the catchphrase "Who shot J.R.?"
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actor Matthew Broderick (50)
“If a woman has to choose between catching a fly ball and saving an infant's life, she will choose to save the infant's life without even considering if there are men on base.” - Dave Barry