Word of the Day, Web Site of the Day, Number to Know and This Day in History.


Word of the Day

Sententious sen-TEN-shus (adj.) Given to or abounding in aphoristic expression or excessive moralizing; terse, aphoristic or moralistic in expression -- www.merriam-webster.com

Web Site of the Day

Traveling the Green Way
www.travelingthegreenway.com

Get earth-friendly ideas for your trips. For travelers who are concerned about their impact on the environment, this site will help you create the perfect “green” trip, including travel tips, information on locations and tour book suggestions.

Number to Know

129: Number of soccer fans who died on this date in 2001 during a stampede in Ghana. Fans upset over a referee’s decision in the heated match started stampeding after police fired teargas.

This Day in History

May 9, 1955: “Sam and Friends” debuts on a local TV channel, marking the first television appearance of both Jim Henson and what would become Kermit the Frog and the Muppets.