Word of the Day
Ineluctable in-ih-LUK-tuh-bul (adjective) Not to be avoided, changed or resisted; inevitable — www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
While shopping online, you can stream music that is customized to your personal taste. Use the slides and boxes to check and uncheck the genre, tempo, beat and mood you prefer. Music always makes shopping better!
Number to Know
50,000: Approximate number of Santa letters the Nuuk, Greenland, post office gets each year.
This Day in History
Dec. 8, 1980: John Lennon is assassinated by Mark David Chapman, a mentally unstable fan, in front of the Dakota apartment building in New York City.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actress Teri Hatcher (48)
“Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childish days; that can recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth; that can transport the sailor and the traveller, thousands of miles away, back to his own fire-side and his quiet home!” — Charles Dickens, “The Pickwick Papers”