Word of the Day
Blench BLENCH (verb) To draw back or turn aside from lack of courage, flinch -- www.merriam-webster.com
Web Site of the Day
My Very Worst Date
As the site says, “love is a battlefield,” and here you can laugh with others who have been unlucky in love. The website is no longer posting new tales, but there is a trove of disastrous-date stories to read.
Number to Know
1.8 million: The number of female veterans in 2008, according to www.census.gov.
This Day in History
Nov. 3, 1913: The United States introduces an income tax.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actress/comedian Roseanne Barr (60)
“This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.” - Elmer Davis