Morning Minutes: June 10
Word of the Day
Bully pulpit BULL-ee-PULL-pit (noun) A prominent public position (as a political office) that provides an opportunity for expounding one's views; such an opportunity -- www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Founded on this day in 1935, Alcoholics Anonymous still brings together men and women looking to solve their drinking problem. This site is full of information about alcohol abuse and how you can get help.
Number to Know
19: Number of World Cups that Brazil has participated in, including this year’s tournament. That’s also the amount of times the World Cup has been held.
This Day in History
June 10, 1935: Dr. Robert Smith takes his last drink, and Alcoholics Anonymous is founded in Akron, Ohio, by him and Bill Wilson.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Author/illustrator Maurice Sendak (82)
“You cannot write for children They're much too complicated. You can only write books that are of interest to them.” - Maurice Sendak