Word of the Day


Comptroller kun-TROH-ler (noun) A royal-household official who examines and supervises expenditures; a public official who audits government accounts and sometimes supervises expenditures; the chief accounting officer of a business enterprise or an institution (as a college) -- www.merriam-webster.com


Web Site of the Day


Chili Appreciation Society International

www.chili.org


Word of the Day

Comptroller kun-TROH-ler (noun) A royal-household official who examines and supervises expenditures; a public official who audits government accounts and sometimes supervises expenditures; the chief accounting officer of a business enterprise or an institution (as a college) -- www.merriam-webster.com

Web Site of the Day

Chili Appreciation Society International
www.chili.org

They take chili seriously in Texas, and this nonprofit group has dedicated itself to promoting the spicy, meaty meal while raising money for charity. Click the “recipes” link for a variety of chili recipes from cook-off winners.

Number to Know

1737: Year that the first chili recipe was recorded, according to Bush’s Beans. Today is National Chili Day.

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.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Comedian Carrot Top (45)

Daily Quote

“As long as you hate, there will be people to hate.” - George Harrison, who was born on this date in 1943.