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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Monday, June 24

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Musician Mick Fleetwood (66) Word of the Day Prodigious pruh-DIJ-us (adjective) Resembling or befitting a prodigy; strange, unusual; exciting amazement or wonder; extraordinary in bulk, quantity or degre...
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  • Word of the Day
    Prodigious pruh-DIJ-us (adjective) Resembling or befitting a prodigy; strange, unusual; exciting amazement or wonder; extraordinary in bulk, quantity or degree, enormous — www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Glo
    glosite.com
    Trying to green your wedding? Glo offers email invitations and save the dates, plus coordinated wedding websites that allow guests to RSVP. If you’re looking to take your wedding into the modern age, this site could save you time and money.
    editor’s note: technology is depriving you of the umlaut above the O
    Number to Know
    $1 million: Amount of money actress Mary Pickford signed a contract for on this date in 1916, making her the first female to get a million-dollar contract.
    This Day in History
    June 24, 2010: John Isner of the United States defeats Nicolas Mahut of France at Wimbledon in the longest match in professional tennis history.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Musician Mick Fleetwood (66)
    Daily Quote
    “The summer night is like a perfection of thought.” — Wallace Stevens
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