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The Sleepy Eye Herald Dispatch - Sleepy Eye, MN
  • Morning Minutes: Aug. 9

  • 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

    quillet KWIL-it (noun) a subtlety or quibble. - www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    ManyBooks

    manybooks.net

    Check out, yes, many books on this site. Nearly 30,000 e-books in different formats are available for free.

    Number to Know

    20: On this date in 1854, Henry David Thoreau published “Walden.” Thoreau's books, articles, essays, journals and poetry total more than 20 volumes.

    This Day in History

    Aug. 9, 1930: Betty Boop makes her cartoon debut in “Dizzy Dishes.”

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Actor Eric Bana (45)

    Daily Quote

    “The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege.” - Charles Kuralt

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