HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem septimum Idus Decembres.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Odysseus and the Sirens; you can also see the legends for the current week listed together here.
TODAY'S MOTTOES and PROVERBS:
TINY MOTTOES: Today's tiny motto is: Audaciter (English: Boldly).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Sua cuique hora (English: To each his own time).
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Durum ad nutum alterius ambulare (English: It is a hard thing to walk according to someone else's nod). To read a brief essay about this proverb and to listen to the audio, visit the Latin Via Proverbs blog.
PUBLILIUS SYRUS: Today's proverb from Publilius Syrus is: Ubi peccat aetas maior, male discit minor (English: When the older generation makes mistakes, the younger learns a bad lesson).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Octipedem excitas (English: You're rousing the eight-legged scorpion; from Adagia 1.1.63 ... needless to say, you don't want to rile a scorpion).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Pulchra Vestis. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Suum cuique pulchrum.
To each his own is beautiful.
Ex parvo satis.
From little, enough.
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Medicus et Mortuus, a story about medical hindsight.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Formica Transformata, a story about how the ant used to be a farmer (this fable has a vocabulary list).
Latin Holiday Songs. Today's song is O Hanukkah, in honor of the festival of Hanukkah which began last night; you can find the Latin lyrics at the blog post.