Business News Archive - May 20, 2006

By Doug Donovan, The Baltimore Sun May 20--Nine months and half a million dollars later, Baltimore has a new slogan.

By Zane Wilson, The Sun News, Myrtle Beach, S.C. May 20--COLUMBIA -- Residents in the possible path of Interstate 73 will soon get the answer they have sought for 15 months. The proposed route for the southern leg of I-73 will be revealed at 11 a.m. May 30 at the capital city's convention center.

Word of the Day
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.