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
Golden parachute GOHL-dun-PAIR-uh-shoot (noun) A generous severance agreement for a corporate executive in the event of a sudden dismissal (as because of a merger) - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Are you preparing your travel plans? This website is all you need to stay organized, on top of the ball and ahead of the game. It schedules your “itinerary,” tells you the weather and shows you maps. You can access it on your iPhone, print it out or share it with friends.
Number to Know
31: Percent of Americans who plan to buy real Christmas trees this year, according to www.christmastree.org.
This Day in History
Dec. 12, 2000: The U.S. Supreme Court releases its decision in Bush v. Gore.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Former game-show host Bob Barker (88)
“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” - Charles Dickens