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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Friday, February 1

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Actor Michael C. Hall (42) Word of the day Amphiboly am-FIB-uh-lee (noun) Ambiguity of speech, especially from the uncertainty of grammatical construction rather than the meaning of the words — dic...
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  • Word of the day
    Amphiboly am-FIB-uh-lee (noun) Ambiguity of speech, especially from the uncertainty of grammatical construction rather than the meaning of the words — dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    10 Operas You Need to Know
    http://www.npr.org/series/142208322/world-of-opera
    NPR’s World of Opera compiled a list of ten operas you should listen to. With the music included on the list, it’s a quick and easy way to broaden your musical horizons.
    Number to Know
    36: Number of instruments needed to perform “La boheme” as scored by Puccini.
    This Day in History
    Feb. 1, 1896: Giacomo Puccini’s “La boheme,” the world’s second most performed opera, premieres in Turin, Italy.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actor Michael C. Hall (42)
    Daily Quote
    “No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.” — Buddha
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