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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Saturday, October 13

  • Today’s Featured Birthday NFL Hall of Famer Jerry Rice (50) Word of the Day Flounder FLOUN-der (verb) To struggle to move or obtain footing; thrash about wildly; to proceed or act clumsily or ineffectually — www.merriam-web...
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  • Word of the Day
    Flounder FLOUN-der (verb) To struggle to move or obtain footing; thrash about wildly; to proceed or act clumsily or ineffectually — www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    L.L. Bean (www.llbean.com)
    Leon Leonwood Bean, aka L.L. Bean, was born on this day in 1872. Head to the website of the company he started if you’re in the market for some outerwear for the winter.
    Number to Know
    208: Number of career touchdowns scored by Jerry Rice, an NFL record.
    This Day in History
    Oct. 13, 1792: In Washington, D.C., the cornerstone of the Executive Mansion (known as the White House since 1818) is laid.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    NFL Hall of Famer Jerry Rice (50)
    Daily Quote
    “Nothing on Earth so beautiful as the final haul on Halloween night.” — Steve Almond

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