Morning Minutes: March 15
Word of the Day
Emprise em-PRYZE (noun) An adventurous, daring or chivalric enterprise - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Scientists research a lot of interesting – and strange – subjects, such as why lizards can survive freezing and the cost of a bad joke. This site collects and comments on these odd studies, with the goal of making people laugh, and then think.
Number to Know
15: Day that is the ides, as in “ides of March.” According to www.merriam-webster.com, ides is defined as: “The 15th day of March, May, July or October or the 13th day of any other month in the ancient Roman calendar.”
This Day in History
March 15, 44 B.C.: Julius Caesar is stabbed to death.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Musician will.i.am (36)
“An Irishman is never drunk as long as he can hold onto one blade of grass to keep from falling off the earth.” - Irish saying