The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: Jan. 14

  • Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

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  • Word of the Day
    Bogus BOH-gus (adjective) Not genuine; counterfeit, sham - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Sesame Street
    This website has been named to several “best of” lists, and deservedly so – it has a wealth of fun features for children and adults. Kids can play games, learn more about their favorite characters and much more, while parents can get teaching advice and more.
    Number to Know
    16: Hours that a cat can remember something, according to www.petinsurance.com. Dogs’ memories last only about five minutes. So if you want to take part today in National Dress Up Your Pet Day, keep that in mind – an offended dog will get over it much more quickly than a cat.
    This Day in History
    Jan. 14, 1952: NBC's morning news program “Today” debuts, with host Dave Garroway.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actor Jason Bateman (44)
    Daily Quote
    “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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