Word of the Day, Web Site of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

Word of the Day

Ennui ahn-WEE (noun) A feeling of weariness and dissatisfaction : boredom -- www.merriam-webster.com

Web Site of the Day

Dial a Human
www.dialahuman.com

Are you tired of the seemingly endless labyrinth of recorded voices when you call a customer service line? This site compiles an extensive list of companies, the phone number to call, and what to press to directly reach a real person.

Number to Know

11,550: Number of restaurants worldwide Burger King reported at the close of fiscal year 2008.

This Day in History

Dec. 4, 1954: In Miami, Fla., the first Burger King is opened.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Hip-hop star Jay-Z (40)

Daily Quote

“Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmas-time.” - Laura Ingalls Wilder