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Business News Archive - May 10, 2006

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Google Inc. introduced an upgraded version of its Google Desktop software that incorporates a variety of other Google applications, marking stepped-up competition with Microsoft Corp.'s Windows software.

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.