Morning Minutes: Sept. 6
Word of the Day
Moil MOYL (verb) To work hard; drudge; to be in continuous agitation; churn, swirl - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
The History of Labor Day
This website from the U.S. Department of Labor gives you the history of Labor Day and what it means. There also are resources for employees and employers on topics such as unemployment and health insurance.
Number to Know
$46,367 and $35,745: The 2008 real median earnings for male and female full-time, year-round workers, respectively. – Census.gov
This Day in History
Sept. 6, 1995: Cal Ripken Jr. of the Baltimore Orioles plays in his 2,131st consecutive game, breaking a record that stood for 56 years.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Comedian/TV personality Jeff Foxworthy (52)
“Sometimes it's important to work for that pot of gold. But other times it's essential to take time off and to make sure that your most important decision in the day simply consists of choosing which color to slide down on the rainbow.” - Douglas Pagels