Morning Minutes May 7, 2010
Word of the Day
Omnium-gatherum ahm-nee-um-GA-thuh-rum (noun) A miscellaneous collection (as of things or persons) -- www.merriam-webster.com
Web Site of the Day
Trying to schedule a dinner with friends or a golf game with your brothers? Or maybe you need to organize a meeting with your co-workers. The calendar tool on this website makes it easy to find a time to meet.
Number to Know
82.8 million: Estimated number of mothers in the United States in 2004, the most recent statistics available, according to Census.gov.
This Day in History
May 7, 1915: World War I: German submarine SM U-20 sinks RMS Lusitania, killing 1,198 people including 128 Americans. Public reaction to the sinking turns many formerly pro-Germans in the United States against the German Empire.
Today's Featured Birthday
Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders (24)
"Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs in my field, since the payment is pure love." - Mildred B. Vermont