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The Dansville Online
  • Morning Minutes: Oct. 2

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    Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.



     
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    Word of the Day
    Vulpine VUL-pine (adj.) Of, relating to or resembling a fox; foxy, crafty - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Gandhi’s autobiography
    http://www.columbia.edu/itc/mealac/pritchett/00litlinks/gandhi/index.html
    Today, on the birthday of Mohandas Gandhi (born in 1869), check out his autobiography online. The famous text was converted to the Web by Columbia University and is available free of charge. There also are printer-friendly pages if you want to read it on paper.
    Number to Know
    2: Ranking of Gandhi in Time magazine’s 1999 "Person of the Century” report. Albert Einstein was No. 1.
    This Day in History
    Oct. 2, 2002: The Beltway sniper attacks begin, extending over three weeks.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Musician Sting (61)
    Daily Quote
    “Clothes make a statement. Costumes tell a story.” - Mason Cooley
     
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