Morning Minutes: Jan. 8
Word of the Day
Groundling GROUND-ling (noun) A spectator who stood in the pit of an Elizabethan theater; a person of unsophisticated taste; one that lives or works on or near the ground -- www.merriam-webster.com
Web Site of the Day
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Number to Know
1835: The year on this date when the U.S. national debt was 0. It now stands about $12,867.5 billion.
This Day in History
Jan. 8, 2002: President George W. Bush signs into law the No Child Left Behind Act.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Physicist Stephen Hawking (68)
“I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.” - Kahlil Gibran