Word of the Day
Corrode kuh-ROHD (verb) To eat away by degrees as if by gnawing; especially, to wear away gradually, usually by chemical action; to weaken or destroy gradually; undermine; to undergo corrosion — www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
National Bird Day
Today is National Bird Day, and this website will let you know all about birds and what you can do to help our feathered friends. Local birding events might be listed on this site as well, so check it out.
Number to Know
20: Percent of Americans who are birdwatchers, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
This Day in History
Jan. 5, 1914: Ford Motor Company announces an eight-hour workday and a minimum wage of $5 for a day’s labor.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Rock singer Marilyn Manson (44)
“Birds are a miracle because they prove to us there is a finer, simpler state of being which we may strive to attain.” — Doug Coupland