Word of the Day
Yips YIPS (noun) A state of nervous tension affecting an athlete (as a golfer) in the performance of a crucial action — www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
To celebrate the birthday of author J.R.R. Tolkien (he was born Jan. 3, 1892), head to this official website of the estate of Tolkien. At last check, the site was undergoing a renovation, but it still has lots of information about the author and his works. Any fan of Middle-earth will find much to please them.
Number to Know
March 31: Date of Easter this year.
This Day in History
Jan. 3, 1925: Benito Mussolini announces he is taking dictatorial powers over Italy.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Hockey Hall-of-Famer Bobby Hull (74)
“Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.” — J.R.R. Tolkien