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Business News Archive - May 14, 2006

By Karla Schuster, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. May 14

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
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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