HODIE (Roman Calendar): Kalendae Iuniae, the Kalends of June!
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Clytie; you can also see the legends for the current week listed together here.
TODAY'S MOTTOES and PROVERBS:
TINY PROVERBS: Today's tiny proverb is: Cui bono? (English: For whose benefit? ... one of the most important questions you can ask to find out what's really going on!).
3-WORD MOTTOES: Today's 3-word verb-less motto is Occultus, non extinctus (English: Hidden, not extinguished).
ANIMAL PROVERBS: Today's animal proverb is Vae miseris ovibus, iudex lupus est (English: Alas for the wretched sheep: the judge is a wolf).
POLYDORUS: Today's proverb from Polydorus is: Non omnes homines sunt homines;non omnes episcopi sunt episcopi (English: Not all men are men; not all bishops are bishops).
PROPER NAME PROVERBS: Today's proper name proverb from Erasmus is Promeri canes (English: The dogs of Promerus; from Adagia 2.7.88. This refers to a legend that a certain Promerus had been wronged somehow by Euripides, and Promerus finally got his revenge by setting his dogs on Euripides, who killed him.).
GREEK PROVERBS: Today's proverb is Ὄφις εἰ μὴ φάγοι ὄφιν, δράκων οὐ γενήσεται. (English: Unless snake eats snake, it will not become a dragon).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Orbis. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Voluptate capimur omnes.
We are all prisoners of pleasure.
O quam difficiles sunt sine pace dies!
O how difficult are days without peace!
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Milvus Aegrotans, a fable of a hypocritcal bird.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Ranae et Sol, a fable of global warming (this fable has a vocabulary list).
Words from Mythology. For more about Sirens and sirens (the sound), see this blog post.