Morning Minutes: Aug. 24
Word of the Day
Fester FESS-ter (verb) To generate pus; putrefy, rot; to cause increasing poisoning, irritation or bitterness; rankle; to undergo or exist in a state of progressive deterioration - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Internet Anagram Server
Did you know “Clint Eastwood” is an anagram of “Old West Action”? What anagrams can be found in your name? Find out with this tool. Or check out the Anagram Hall of Fame for some amazingly appropriate anagrams.
Number to Know
4,256: Number of career hits by Pete Rose, an MLB record. Rose isn’t in the Hall of Fame because he was banned from baseball for life on this date in 1989.
This Day in History
Aug. 24, 1981: Mark David Chapman is sentenced to 20 years to life in prison for murdering John Lennon.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Comedian Dave Chappelle (37)
“Any life is made up of a single moment, the moment in which a man finds out, once and for all, who he is.” - Jorge Luis Borges, who was born on this date in 1899.