Morning Minutes: Nov. 29
Word of the Day
mufti \MUHF-tee\ (noun) civilian clothes, in contrast with military or other uniforms, or as worn by a person who usually wears a uniform; a Muslim jurist expert in the religious law; (in the Ottoman Empire) a deputy of the chief Muslim legal adviser to the Sultan; (initial capital letter) Grand Mufti. — www.dictionary.com
Website of the Day
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Number to Know
26: Howie Mandel is well known as host of the NBC game show “Deal or No Deal.” The game was primarily unchanged from the international format where a contestant chooses one briefcase from a selection of 26. Each briefcase contained a cash value from $.01 to $1 million.
This Day in History
Nov. 29, 1972: Atari announces the release of Pong, the first commercially successful video game.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Comedian Howie Mandel
“To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.” — Bertrand Russell