Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today's Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

Morning Minutes: March 31



Word of the Day



Paschal PAS-kuhl (adjective) Of or pertaining to Easter or Passover - dictionary.com



Website of the Day



Easter by the Numbers



http://www.thefactsite.com/2011/04/easter-statistics-infographic.html



Learn whether most people prefer to eat their chocolate bunny ears or feet first, how many marshmallow Peeps are made each year and how much chocolate people buy during Easter.



Number to Know



16 billion: Number of jellybeans American consume each year, according to the National Confectioner's Association.



This Day in History



March 31, 1959: The 14th Dalai Lama flees to India to escape Chinese suppression of the Tibetan uprising. He never returns to TIbet but establishes a government in exile.



Today's Featured Birthday



Actor Christopher Walken (70)



Daily Quote



"Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song." - Pope John Paul II