The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: July 3

  • 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

    leitmotif LYT-moh-teef (noun) in music drama, a marked melodic phrase or short passage which always accompanies the reappearance of a certain person, situation, abstract idea or allusion in the course of the play; a dominant and recurring theme. - www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day



    Sort of like RateMyProfessors.com, Glassdoor allows users to dish on the pros and cons of their workplace in an effort to aid employment seekers. A tagline for employers on the site reads: “Influence job seekers at the moment they are making the decision whether or not to work for you.”

    Number to Know

    400: Spain possessed Puerto Rico for more than 400 years, despite attempts at capture of the island by the French, Dutch and British.

    This Day in History

    July 3, 1952 – The Constitution of Puerto Rico is approved by the Congress of the United States.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Tom Cruise (51)

    Daily Quote

    “Things do not change; we change.” - Henry David Thoreau

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