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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Wednesday, February 27

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Consumer advocate Ralph Nader (79) Word of the Day Flibbertigibbet FLIB-er-tee-jib-it (noun) A chattering or flighty, light-headed person. — dictionary.com Website o...
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  • Word of the Day
    Flibbertigibbet FLIB-er-tee-jib-it (noun) A chattering or flighty, light-headed person. — dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    Where Are They Now? Popular child stars
    http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/slideshow/2012/10/08/then-and-now-child-stars/#slide=1
    Shirley Temple may not have made it as actress once she grew up, but check out Fox News’ favorite child stars who did.
    Number to Know
    $50,000: Amount a 7-year-old Shirley Temple was paid per movie after she signed a new contract with 20th Century Fox on this day in 1936.
    This Day in History
    Feb. 27, 1980: Gloria Gaynor’s “I Will Survive” wins the first, and last, Grammy ever presented for Best Disco Recording.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Consumer advocate Ralph Nader (79)
    Daily Quote
    “Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.” — Confucius
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