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The Telegram
  • Morning Minutes for Wednesday, January 30

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Actor Christian Bale (39) Word of the day Quackle KWAK-uhl (verb) To suffocate, to choke — dictionary.com Website of the Day “Mohandas G...
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  • Word of the day
    Quackle KWAK-uhl (verb) To suffocate, to choke — dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    “Mohandas Gandhi”
    http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,988159,00.html
    Read Salman Rushdie’s profile of Mohandas Gandhi, published in Time magazine in 1998.
    Number to Know
    80,000: Approximate number of Indian protestors arrested by British police as a result of Gandhi’s Salt March.
    This Day in History
    Jan. 30, 1948: Mohandas Gandhi is shot and killed as he walks through a crowd to lead a prayer group. The assassination comes ten days after teh militant group responsible tried to kill him by blowing up the house he was in.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actor Christian Bale (39)
    Daily Quote
    “You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” — Mohandas Gandhi
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