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
Asterisk ASS-tuh-risk (noun) The character * used in printing or writing as a reference mark, as an indication of the omission of letters or words, to denote a hypothetical or unattested linguistic form, or for various arbitrary meanings -- www.merriam-webster.com
Web Site of the Day
Gardening Resources, Cornell University
On this first day of spring, brush up on your gardening knowledge at Cornell University’s gardening guide. Whether you’re looking to plant veggies, flowers or trees, or need some tips on deterring deer, you’re sure to find help with this extensive resource.
Number to Know
20: Date when World Storytelling Day is held around the world in the northern hemisphere. The event, which coincides with the start of spring, is designed to keep the art of oral storytelling alive.
This Day in History
March 20, 2003: Invasion of Iraq: In the early hours of the morning, the United States and three other countries begin military operations in Iraq.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Director Spike Lee (53)
“Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.” - B. F. Skinner, who was born on this date in 1904.