Word of the Day
Laconic luh-KAH-nik (adj.) Using or involving the use of a minimum of words; concise to the point of seeming rude or mysterious — www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
It’s never too early to get started on your Halloween costume or decorating your house for the spooky holiday, so head to this site to get some ideas. It has do-it-yourself tips, a haunted house guide, facts about the holiday and much more.
Number to Know
222-0: The score of the most lopsided college football game in history. It happened on this date in 1916 when Georgia Tech crushed Cumberland University.
This Day in History
Oct. 7, 2001: The U.S. invasion of Afghanistan starts with an air assault and covert operations on the ground.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Talent-show judge Simon Cowell (53)
“Charlie Brown is the one person I identify with. C.B. is such a loser. He wasn’t even the star of his own Halloween special.” — Chris Rock