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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Tuesday, April 30

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Singer Willie Nelson (80) Word of the Day Didactic dahy-DAK-tik (adjective) Intended for instruction; inclined to teach or lecture others too much — dictionary.com W...
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  • Word of the Day
    Didactic dahy-DAK-tik (adjective) Intended for instruction; inclined to teach or lecture others too much — dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    The 50 Ugliest Moments in Sports
    http://xfinity.comcast.net/slideshow/sports-ugliestmoments/1/
    Monica Seles’ stabbing was a scary moment for sports enthusiasts, and was ranked number two on this list of sports’ ugliest moments.
    Number to Know
    42 million: Number of viewers who watched the “coming out” episode of Ellen DeGeneres’ show “Ellen” on this date in 1997.
    This Day in History
    April 29, 1993: Tennis star Monica Seles is stabbed by a deranged fan of fellow tennis star Steffi Graf.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Singer Willie Nelson (80)
    Daily Quote
    “The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential ... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.” — Confucius

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