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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Saturday, September 29

  • Today’s Featured Birthday TV personality Bryant Gumbel (64) Word of the Day Flat-hat FLAT-hat (verb) To fly low in an airplane in a reckless manner; hedgehop — www.merriam-webster.com Website...
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  • Word of the Day
    Flat-hat FLAT-hat (verb) To fly low in an airplane in a reckless manner; hedgehop — www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Cervantes Project
    http://cervantes.tamu.edu/V2/CPI/index.html
    Today is the birthday of Miguel de Cervantes (who was born in 1547), so why not take some time to learn more about the author of “Don Quixote.” This site has biographical information, a bibliography, articles, artwork and more.
    Number to Know
    1: Ranking of “Don Quixote” in a poll by The Guardian on the greatest novel of all time.
    This Day in History
    Sept. 29, 2005: The U.S. Senate confirms John Roberts as chief justice.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    TV personality Bryant Gumbel (64)
    Daily Quote
    “A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.” — Miguel de Cervantes
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