Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.



Word of the Day

Misconstrue miss-kun-STROO (verb) To understand or explain wrongly; misinterpret - www.merriam-webster.com

Website of the Day


This site features travel, service and retail offers – promos, online coupons, codes, discounts and more – organized by type of offer and category. Updated daily, it’s a one-stop repository of the best deals. Especially helpful as the holidays near.

Number to Know

24 percent: The growth in inventories by our nation's department stores (excluding leased departments) from Aug. 31 to Nov. 30, 2010. Thanks to the holiday crowds, inventories plummeted by 22 percent in December. – Census.gov

This Day in History

Nov. 29, 1963: President Lyndon B. Johnson establishes the Warren Commission to investigate the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

Today’s Featured Birthday

TV host/comedian Howie Mandel (57)

Daily Quote

“Inspiration usually comes during work, rather than before it.” - Madeleine L'Engle, who was born on this date in 1918.