Business News Archive - May 14, 2006
By Karla Schuster, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. May 14
Sailing, 1600s Style: Training to Handle Sails on the New Replica Ship Prepares Crew Members for an 80-Day Voyage.
By Victor Reklaitis, Daily Press, Newport News, Va. May 14--ON THE JAMES RIVER -- The orders came fast - and in an almost foreign language. "Ease the bunts!" Kaia Danyluk shouted to six volunteers.
Word of the Day
- One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.