Morning Minutes April 1, 2010
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
Monkeyshine mung-KEE-shyn (noun) Prank, usually used in plural -- www.merriam-webster.com
Web Site of the Day
This blog is full of resources, tips and lessons for "home managers" who are looking to embrace simplicity. From managing daily life at home, budgeting, going greener and more, you're sure to find helpful information.
Number to Know
2,703: The biggest gain in average per-game ticket sales for any MLB team in 2009 compared to 2008, according to www.baseball-reference.com. That team was the Kansas City Royals.
This Day in History
April 1, 2009: Scientists discover a colony of dodo birds; previously thought to be extinct living at the Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri.*
Today's Featured Birthday
Singing sensation Susan Boyle (49)
"Baseball is almost the only orderly thing in a very unorderly world. If you get three strikes, even the best lawyer in the world can't get you off." - Bill Veeck
* April fools'!