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
Effulgence ih-FULL-junss (noun) Radiant splendor : brilliance -- www.merriam-webster.com
Web Site of the Day
This online pronunciation dictionary will help you perfect your pronunciation of English words as well as words in different languages. It’s a great resource for those learning a new language, or to make sure you’re saying words correctly.
Number to Know
1,136: Pages in the recently released book “Three Days Before the Shooting,” a release of Ralph Ellison’s unfinished novel – and it still doesn’t encompass the whole of Ellison’s book. Today is Ellison’s birthday; he was born in 1914.
This Day in History
March 1, 1961: President John F. Kennedy establishes the Peace Corps.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Director Ron Howard (56)
“America is woven of many strands. I would recognize them and let it so remain. Our fate is to become one, and yet many. This is not prophecy, but description.” - Ralph Ellison