Morning Minutes: March 11
Word of the Day
Hoke HOHK (verb) To give a contrived, falsely impressive or hokey quality to; usually used with "up" -- www.merriam-webster.com
Web Site 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
15 million: Approximate number of “Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy” books sold during Douglas Adams’ lifetime. Adams, who was born on this day in 1952 and died in 2001, continues to be a popular author to this day.
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.