Word of the Day
Cloud-cuckoo-land kloud-KOO-koo-land (noun) A realm of fantasy or of whimsical or foolish behavior — www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Mother’s Day Central
This Mother’s Day website is your one-stop shop if you’re still looking for a gift idea, want to know the history of the day or want any other mother-related information. There are craft ideas here, too, in case you need that last-minute gift, so check it out.
Number to Know
375,384: The amount of births in July 2008, the highest number for any month.
This Day in History
May 8, 1973: A 71-day standoff between federal authorities and the American Indian Movement members occupying the Pine Ridge Reservation at Wounded Knee, South Dakota ends with the surrender of the Native Americans.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Singer Enrique Iglesias (37)
“A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.” — Irish proverb