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

Morning Minutes: March 17


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


Chide chahyd (verb) To scold or reproach; find fault - dictionary.com


Website of the Day


7 Crazy St. Patrick's Day Traditions Around The Globe


http://dsc.discovery.com/adventure/st-patricks-traditions-slideshow.html


St. Patrick's Day is celebrated around the world, and some places celebrate more exuberantly than others. Included are a city that dyes its river green, another that has men dressed as leprechauns change its street signs and a Caribbean island that considers the day a national holiday.


Number to Know


13 million: Pints of Guinness beer consumed on St. Patrick's Day, according to Guinness' global corporate-relations director.


This Day in History


March 17, 1762: First St. Patrick's Day parade is held in New York City.


Today's Featured Birthday


Soccer player Mia Hamm (41)


Daily Quote


"Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them." - Ann Landers