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The Telegram
  • Morning Minutes for Saturday, November 17

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Director Martin Scorsese (70) Word of the Day Outlandish out-LAN-dish (adjective) Of or relating to another country, foreign; strikingly out of the ordinary, bizarre; exceeding proper or reasonable limit...
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  • Word of the Day
    Outlandish out-LAN-dish (adjective) Of or relating to another country, foreign; strikingly out of the ordinary, bizarre; exceeding proper or reasonable limits or standards; remote from civilization — www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Homemade Bread Day
    www.banana-bread.biz
    Do you miss the sweet aroma of freshly baked bread? Today is a good excuse to make delicious bread at home — it’s Homemade Bread Day. Visit this website for a never-ending list of creative banana bread recipes.
    Number to Know
    53: Pounds of bread each American eats every year, according to breaddaily.tripod.com.
    This Day in History
    Nov. 17, 1973: Watergate scandal: In Orlando, Fla., President Richard Nixon tells 400 Associated Press managing editors “I am not a crook.”
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Director Martin Scorsese (70)
    Daily Quote
    “What we’re really talking about is a wonderful day set aside on the fourth Thursday of November when no one diets.  I mean, why else would they call it Thanksgiving?” — Erma Bombeck
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