Morning Minutes: Nov. 2
Word of the Day
Oracular aw-RAK-yuh-ler (adj.) Resembling an oracle (as in solemnity of delivery); of, relating to or being an oracle -- www.merriam-webster.com
Web Site of the Day
Pimp That Snack
This U.K.-based site features everyday snacks made giant, with tips on how to replicate the monstrous creations. Though there aren’t many recent updates, it’s fun to look back on the 9-inch bagel with egg and bacon, or the life-sized gingerbread boy.
Number to Know
23.2 million: The number of military veterans in the United States in 2008, according to www.census.gov.
This Day in History
Nov. 2, 1983: President Ronald Reagan signs a bill creating Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Hip-hop artist Nelly (35)
“In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.” - José Narosky