Morning Minutes: March 9
Word of the Day
Tutelage TOO-tuh-lij (noun) An act of guarding or protecting; the state of being under a guardian or tutor; instruction especially of an individual; a guiding influence - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Mattel’s official Barbie website features games for children, a section for Barbie collectors, a Barbie-for-adults section, a Barbie birthday page and more. Youngsters and grown-ups still fascinated by the iconic doll will find lots to look at and do here.
Number to Know
100,000: Approximate number of avid Barbie doll collectors, according to Mattel.
This Day in History
March 9, 1959: The Barbie doll makes its debut at the American International Toy Fair in New York.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actor Emmanuel Lewis (42)
“May your blessings outnumber
The shamrocks that grow,
And may trouble avoid you
Wherever you go.” - Irish blessing