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

Slough SLUFF (verb) To cast off or become cast off; to crumble slowly and fall away; to get rid of or discard as irksome, objectionable or disadvantageous (usually used with off) -- www.merriam-webster.com

Web Site of the Day

The Complete Site on Mahatma Gandhi
www.mkgandhi.org

To celebrate the birthday of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, head to this India-based Web site, which has a wealth of information on the mahatma. Here you can find information about Gandhi and his works, audio and video, photographs, links and more. If you want to know more about this great man, this is a good place to start.

Number to Know

1950: Year when Charles M. Schulz’s “Peanuts” made its debut. The day was Oct. 2.

This Day in History

Oct. 2, 2002: The Beltway sniper attacks begin, extending over three weeks.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Musician Sting (58)

Daily Quote

“A 'no' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.” - Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, who was born on Oct. 2, 1869.