Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

Word of the Day

Fret FRET (verb) To eat or gnaw into; wear, corrode; fray; to become vexed or worried; agitate - www.merriam-webster.com

Website of the Day

J.K. Rowling Official Site

There is much more to J.K. Rowling than just Harry Potter. Visit her official site to read her biography, find out what projects she’s working on and have fun with interactive graphics. Nearly everything your mouse touches moves and, before you know it, you’ll spend hours playing in her cyber land of magic.

Number to Know

36 million: The estimated number of trick-or-treaters in 2009 — children 5 to 13 — across the United States. This number is up about 190,000 from a year earlier. Of course, many other children — older than 13, and younger than 5 — also go trick-or-treating. – Census.gov

This Day in History

Oct. 19, 2005: Saddam Hussein goes on trial in Baghdad for crimes against humanity.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Actor John Lithgow (65)

Daily Quote

“Double, double toil and trouble;
Fire burn and cauldron bubble.” - William Shakespeare