Word of the Day, Web Site of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.
Word of the Day
Wassail WAH-sul (verb) To indulge in riotous drinking; dialect England - to sing carols from house to house at Christmas; to drink to the health or thriving of -- www.merriam-webster.com
Web Site of the Day
Know Your Meme
This helpful site for young and old documents Internet phenomena, from viral videos and images to catchphrases, Web celebrities and more. Internet culture is constantly spreading into the mainstream, and this site will help you keep track.
Number to Know
16: Highest position on the Billboard Top 40 chart of “Rubber Duckie,” Ernie’s song on “Sesame Street.” Today is Rubber Duckie Day in honor of Ernie’s duck, whose birthday is today, according to rubaduck.com.
This Day in History
Jan. 13, 1982: Shortly after takeoff, Air Florida Flight 90 737 jet crashes into Washington, D.C.'s 14th Street Bridge and falls into the Potomac River, killing 78, including four motorists.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus (49)
“A right delayed is a right denied.” - Martin Luther King Jr.