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

Comity KAH-muh-tee (noun) Friendly civility; courtesy - www.merriam-webster.com

Website of the Day


If you’re a sports fan, this portal website is a goldmine – it links to online statistics encyclopedias for all the major sports. There is so much information on the pages, you’ll be here for hours just browsing. This is a must for any sports fan, and a great reference for anyone blogging about sports.

Number to Know

25, 20: Percent of men (25) and women (20) in the U.S. who smoke, according to www.americanheart.org. Today is Cigarettes Are Hazardous to Your Health Day.

This Day in History

Jan. 11, 1964: Surgeon General Dr. Luther Leonidas Terry publishes a landmark report saying that smoking may be hazardous to health, sparking nation- and worldwide anti-smoking efforts.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Musician Mary J. Blige (41)

Daily Quote

“A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.