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Business News Archive - August 16, 2005

ELLSWORTH - Austin Goodyear, a keen businessman who expanded Ellsworth Builders Supply from a single store with 10 employees to a company with 10 locations and 300 workers, died Sunday at his home in Brooklin. He was 85 years old. Goodyear, who worked every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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