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The Telegram
  • Morning Minutes for Sunday, December 30

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Baseball Hall-of-Famer Sandy Koufax (77) Word of the Day Cacophony ka-KAH-fuh-nee (noun) Harsh or discordant sound; dissonance; harshness in the sound of words or phrases — www.merriam-webster.com...
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  • Word of the Day
    Cacophony ka-KAH-fuh-nee (noun) Harsh or discordant sound; dissonance; harshness in the sound of words or phrases — www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Best movies of 2012
    http://www.afi.com/afiawards/default.aspx
    If you’re a movie buff, check out this Web page of American Film Institute, which lists the best movies and television of 2012. Take a moment to browse the rest of the website as well — it has lots to offer movie fans.
    Number to Know
    24: Percent of people who have never succeeded at keeping their New Year’s resolutions.
    This Day in History
    Dec. 30, 2006: Deposed President of Iraq Saddam Hussein, convicted of the executions of 148 Iraqi Shiites, is executed by hanging.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Baseball Hall-of-Famer Sandy Koufax (77)
    Daily Quote
    “Ring out the old, ring in the new,
    Ring, happy bells, across the snow:
    The year is going, let him go;
    Ring out the false, ring in the true.” — Alfred, Lord Tennyson

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