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
This government site aims to provide up-to-date and accurate information about 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 (67)
“Double, double toil and trouble;
Fire burn and cauldron bubble.” - William Shakespeare