The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: Sept. 12

  • 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

    troubadour TROO-buh-dawr, -dohr, -door (noun) one of a class of medieval lyric poets who flourished principally in southern France from the 11th to 13th centuries, and wrote songs and poems of a complex metrical form in langue d'oc, chiefly on themes of courtly love; any wandering singer or minstrel. www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day



    Love Greek food? You’re in luck. At Athenos.com, you’ll have more recipes with feta than you know what to do with.

    Number to Know

    246: On this date in 1984, Dwight Gooden sets the baseball record for strikeouts in a season by a rookie with 246, previously set by Herb Score in 1954. Gooden's 276 strikeouts that season, pitched in 218 innings, set the current record.

    This Day in History

    Sept. 12, 2011: The 9/11 Memorial Museum opens to the public.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Singer Ben Folds (47)

    Daily Quote

    “We adore chaos because we love to produce order.” - M.C. Escher

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