The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: Jan. 20

  • 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
    skosh skohsh (noun) Slang. a bit; a jot. — www.dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    FriendFeed allows you to build a customized feed of content your friends on other collaborative sites have shared, including news articles, photos, videos and more.
    Number to Know
    1,093: On this date in 2007, a three-man team, using only skis and kites, completed a 1,093-mile (1,759 km) trek to reach the southern pole of inaccessibility for the first time since 1958 and for the first time ever without mechanical assistance.
    This Day in History
    Jan. 20, 1986: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is celebrated as a federal holiday for the first time.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    DJ Questlove (43)
    Daily Quote
    “Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.” — Albert Camus
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