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
Quash KWAHSH (verb) To nullify especially by judicial action -- www.merriam-webster.com
Web Site of the Day
Aimed toward students in kindergarten through grade 12, this educational website has hundreds of short videos that can be used by teachers to introduce new subjects, or by kids to learn something while having fun.
Number to Know
50,000: Number of living veterans in 2008 who served during the Vietnam Era and both Gulf War eras, according to www.census.gov.
This Day in History
Nov. 8, 1960: John Fitzgerald Kennedy is elected the 35th president of the United States, defeating Richard M. Nixon.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Musician Bonnie Raitt (63)
“In the beginning of a change, the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot.” - Mark Twain