The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: March 9


    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
    Tutelage TOO-tuh-lij (noun) An act of guarding or protecting; the state of being under a guardian or tutor; instruction especially of an individual; a guiding influence - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Mattel’s official Barbie website features games for children, a section for Barbie collectors, a Barbie-for-adults section, a Barbie birthday page and more. Youngsters and grown-ups still fascinated by the iconic doll will find lots to look at and do here.
    Number to Know
    100,000: Approximate number of avid Barbie doll collectors, according to Mattel.
    This Day in History
    March 9, 1959: The Barbie doll makes its debut at the American International Toy Fair in New York.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actor Emmanuel Lewis (42)
    Daily Quote
    “May your blessings outnumber
    The shamrocks that grow,
    And may trouble avoid you
    Wherever you go.” - Irish blessing

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