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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: June 28

  • 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
    Enfant terrible ahn-fahn-teh-REE-bluh (noun) A child whose inopportune remarks cause embarrassment; a person known for shocking remarks or outrageous behavior; a usually young and successful person who is strikingly unorthodox, innovative or avant-garde - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    BooksFree
    http://www.booksfree.com/
    Kind of like Netflix for books, BooksFree is an online book rental club that delivers books to your doorstep. 
    Number to Know
    311.7 million: The nation's estimated population on this July Fourth. – Census.gov
    This Day in History
    June 28, 1997: Mike Tyson vs Evander Holyfield II – Tyson is disqualified in the 3rd round for biting a piece from Holyfield's ear.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actor/director Mel Brooks (87)
    Daily Quote
    “This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.” - Elmer Davis
     
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