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Business News Archive - December 29, 2006

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By JEFF BARNARD GRANTS PASS, Ore. - Dreams of getting author Ken Kesey's original psychedelic bus, Furthur, back on the road again have hit a pothole.

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'