Morning minutes: July 21
Word of the Day
Wellerism WELL-uh-riz-um (noun) An expression of comparison comprising a usually well-known quotation followed by a facetious sequel - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
The Hemingway Society
Mark writer Ernest Hemingway's birthday with this site, which serves as an excellent resource for all things Hemingway. There are an impressive number of links to articles by Hemingway, information about his books, recipes inspired by the author and more.
Number to Know
2,241: Miles long that the Tour de France is.
This Day in History
July 21, 1969: Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin become the first men to walk on the moon, which took place during the Apollo 11 mission.
Today's Featured Birthday
Comedian/actor Robin Williams (59)
"All good books have one thing in common - they are truer than if they had really happened." - Ernest Hemingway, who was born on this date in 1899.