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PrattTribune - Pratt, KS
  • Morning Minutes: Dec. 10

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



     
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    Word of the Day
    Precentor prih-SEN-ter (noun) A leader of the singing of a choir or congregation - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Emily Dickinson Museum
    www.emilydickinsonmuseum.org
    Today is Emily Dickinson’s birthday, so take some time to visit the site of the official Emily Dickinson Museum and learn about her past, her poetry and her accomplishments.
    Number to Know
    28.2 million: The number of real Christmas trees sold in 2009, according to www.christmastree.org.
    This Day in History
    Dec. 10, 1906: President Theodore Roosevelt wins the Nobel Peace Prize, becoming the first American to win a Nobel Prize.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actress/singer Raven-Symoné (27)
    Daily Quote
    “Christmas is a necessity.  There has to be at least one day of the year to remind us that we're here for something else besides ourselves.” - Eric Sevareid
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