Morning Minutes: Oct. 16
Word of the Day
Jejune jih-JOON (adj.) Lacking nutritive value; devoid of significance or interest, dull; juvenile, puerile - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
This dictionary website is a great tool for anyone wanting to look up a word, play word games or more. And since today is the birthday of Noah Webster (he was born in 1758), it’s the perfect time to check it out. The site also has word games, an Ask the Editor video feature and more.
Number to Know
150: Approximate number of countries that observe World Food Day, which is today. The day highlights food-related issues around the globe.
This Day in History
Oct. 16, 1995: The Million Man March occurs in Washington, D.C.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actor Tim Robbins (52)
“I knew I'd arrived when I saw people dressing up on Halloween as my character.” - Jane Badler