Morning Minutes: Nov. 5
Word of the Day
Ostracize AHS-truh-syze (verb) To exclude from a group by common consent -- www.merriam-webster.com
Web Site of the Day
This site offers movie recommendations using the Movie Genome Project, which takes a more widespread and complex method of cataloging film and TV. Take a quiz to discover your movie personality, and discover films you normally might overlook.
Number to Know
9.2 million: The number of veterans 65 and older in 2008, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
This Day in History
Nov. 5, 2006: Saddam Hussein and his co-defendants Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti and Awad Hamed al-Bandar are sentenced to death in the al-Dujail trial for the role in the massacre of the 148 Shi'as in 1982.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Musician Art Garfunkel (68)
“When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?” - George Canning