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Business News Archive - December 21, 2006

By Connie Bloom, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Dec. 21--Joe Finan had a knack for reaching through the radio and embracing his audience. Listeners liked to say they never met him, but they'd known him their entire lives.

TEMPE, Ariz., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- US Airways catches football fever with the release of the newly painted US Airways Arizona Cardinals plane (registration N837AW).

Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.