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
Carceral KAHR-suh-rul (adj.) Of, relating to or suggesting a jail or prison - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
National Punctuation Day
To celebrate National Punctuation Day, head to this site, where you’ll find punctuation tips, a guide to punctuation parties and much more.
Number to Know
7.3 million: Estimated number of vegetarians in the U.S., according to the Vegetarian Times Magazine. Today is Hug A Vegetarian Day.
This Day in History
Sept. 24, 1957: President Dwight D. Eisenhower sends 101st Airborne Division troops to Little Rock, Ark., to enforce desegregation.
Today’s Featured Birthday
TV/radio personality Lou Dobbs (65)
“An author ought to write for the youth of his own generation, the critics of the next, and the schoolmaster of ever afterwards.” - F. Scott Fitzgerald, who was born on this date in 1896.