HODIE (Roman Calendar): pridie Nonas Decembres, the day before the Nones of December.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Odysseus and the Sirens, and there are more images here.
TODAY'S MOTTOES and PROVERBS:
TINY MOTTOES: Today's tiny motto is: Amicus amico (English: A friend to a friend).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Tussis pro crepitu (English: A cough to cover a fart)
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Tempus est vitae magister (English: Time is the teacher of life). 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: Effugere cupiditatem regnum est vincere (English: To escape desire is to conquer a kingdom).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Vel muscas metuit praetervolitantes (English: He's scared even of flies that flutter by; from Adagia 1.5.66).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Dei Donum Fides. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Post nubila Phoebus.
After the clouds, sunshine.
Arma tuentur pacem.
Arms protect the peace.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Canes et Corium, the story of some greedy dogs (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Cera Lateri Invidens, the sad story of a wax candle.
Gaudium Mundo. Today's holiday song is O Viri, Este Hilares, Latin versions of "God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen."