The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: June 26

  • 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
    Lexicographer lek-suh-KAH-gruh-fer (noun) An author or editor of a dictionary - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    This fun tool uses face detection and morphing technology to predict what you’ll look like as you age. Just upload a photo of your face, note your gender and whether you want to age 20 or 30 years. The results may be shocking!
    Number to Know
    1974: Year when the UPC (universal product code) was scanned the first time. It happened on this date, and the item was a pack of gum.
    This Day in History
    June 26, 1963: John F. Kennedy speaks the famous words "Ich bin ein Berliner" on a visit to West Berlin.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Baseball star Derek Jeter (39)
    Daily Quote
    “Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass on a summer day listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is hardly a waste of time.” - John Lubbock
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