Morning Minutes: Aug. 24
Word of the Day
waif weyf (noun) a person, especially a child, who has no home or friends; something found, especially a stray animal, whose owner is not known; a stray item or article: to gather waifs of gossip; nautical: waft. — www.dictionary.com
Website of the Day
If you haven’t been using WebMD to diagnose your illness, you’re doing it wrong. OK, so you should still maybe see a doctor, but in the meantime, this is a handy online health reference to figure out where your aches and pains may be coming from.
Number to Know
14 millions: As of 2012, John Lennon's solo album sales in the United States exceed 14 million units, and as writer, co-writer or performer, he is responsible for 25 No. 1 singles on Billboard’s U.S. “Hot 100” chart.
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
TV show host Craig Kilborn (51)
“Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.” — Jean Anouilh