The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: Sept. 8

  • 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

    gimcrack JIM-krak (noun) a showy but useless or worthless object; a gewgaw (adjective) tastelessly showy; cheap; gaudy. — www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Hundred Zeros


    Hundred Zeros is a frequently updated catalog of free best-selling ebooks from Amazon. You can download and read these ebooks on your computer, mobile phone or tablet with the free Kindle Reading apps.

    Number to Know

    Neko Case has recorded nine albums under her name (but also has frequently collaborated with others), with her latest being “The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You.” It was released Sept. 3.

    This Day in History

    Sept. 8, 1966: The first “Star Trek” series premieres on NBC.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Songwriter Neko Case (43)

    Daily Quote

    “I have no riches but my thoughts. Yet these are wealth enough for me.” - Sara Teasdale

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