Morning Minutes Nov. 10, 2010
Word of the Day
Abrasive uh-BRAY-siv (adjective) Tending to wear away by rubbing; causing irritation - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
This website from the Department of Veterans Affairs is divided into features specific to certain age groups (K-5, 6-12), as well as a teachers' page. The kids' sites have games, information about Veterans Day, scholarship information and much more.
Number to Know
1.5 million: The number of female veterans in 2009. - Census.gov
This Day in History
Nov. 10, 1975: The 729-foot-long freighter SS Edmund Fitzgerald sinks during a storm on Lake Superior, killing all 29 crew on board.
Today's Featured Birthday
Actor Tracy Morgan (42)
"In war, there are no unwounded soldiers." - José Narosky