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)
“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