Word of the Day, Web Site of the Day, Number to Know and This Day in History.
Word of the Day
Diminution dim-uh-NOO-shun (noun) The act, process or an instance of diminishing; decrease -- www.merriam-webster.com
Web Site of the Day
This cost-cutting site focuses on the money you can save by using coupons. In addition to printable coupons, there is a coupon database and links to free-sample offers. There is even advice on how to organize coupons and make the most of circulars.
Number to Know
$78.1 million: Amount of money Renoir’s painting “Bal au moulin de la Galette, Montmartre” sold for in 1990. Pierre-Auguste Renoir was born on this day in 1841.
This Day in History
Feb. 25, 1919: Oregon places a 1-cent per gallon tax on gasoline, becoming the first state to levy a gasoline tax.