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
Short shrift SHORT-SHRIFT (noun) Barely adequate time for confession before execution; little or no attention or consideration; quick work -- www.merriam-webster.com
Web Site of the Day
If you’re looking to make your home more environmentally friendly, this site covers the intersection of the green movement and the “home decor” movement. There are product reviews, energy usage tips, garden guides and more.
Number to Know
5: Number of Grammy Awards George Carlin won for his comedy albums. Carlin died on this day last year at the age of 71.
This Day in History
June 22, 1633: The Holy Office in Rome forces Galileo Galilei to recant his scientific view that the sun, not Earth, is the center of the universe.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actress Meryl Streep (60)
“If crime fighters fight crime and firefighters fight fire, what do freedom fighters fight? They never mention that part to us, do they?” – George Carlin