Butler County Times Gazette
  • Morning Minutes: Sept. 3


  • Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.



     
    • email print
  • Word of the Day

    gibbous GIB-uhs (adjective) of a heavenly body: convex at both edges, as the moon when more than half full; humpbacked — www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Create-A-Monster

    http://disney.go.com/monsters-university/create-a-monster/

    So, “Monsters University” has been out for a while, but who’s to say it’s too late to create your own monster? Make one that looks like you, your kids or your boss, then send them to school.

    Number to Know

    129,000: In 2011, Charlie Sheen set a new Guinness World Record for Twitter as the "Fastest Time to Reach 1 Million Followers" (adding an average of 129,000 new followers per day) as well as the Guinness record for "Highest Paid TV Actor Per Episode – Current" at $1.25 million while he was a part of the cast of “Two and a Half Men.”

    This Day in History

    Sept. 3, 1838: Future abolitionist Frederick Douglass escapes from slavery.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Charlie Sheen (48)

    Daily Quote

    “Some of us might find happiness if we quit struggling so desperately for it.” - William Feather

        • »  EVENTS CALENDAR