Morning Minutes: Dec. 10
Word of the Day
Mollycoddle MAH-lee-kah-dul (verb) To treat with an excessive or absurd degree of indulgence or attention -- www.merriam-webster.com
Web Site of the Day
Sending out Christmas cards can be a stressful task, but this site makes it easy and electronic. In addition to E-cards for all events, there’s a great section of free downloads so you can find seasonal screensavers or wallpapers.
Number to Know
12: Approximate number of years Mighty Mouse was on TV. The super rodent made his TV debut on CBS on this date in 1955.
This Day in History
Dec. 10, 1906: President Theodore Roosevelt wins the Nobel Peace Prize, becoming the first American to win a Nobel Prize.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actor/director Kenneth Branagh (49)
“Christmas is a time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it. Deficits are when adults tell the government what they want and their kids pay for it.” - Richard Lamm