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Business News Archive - May 03, 2006

By Christian Lowe MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's cheap and cramped Lada cars have such a bad reputation that they have their own category of jokes, but the car maker is out to wipe the smile off critics' faces by competing in a world-class race.

By The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio May 3--Here is today's list of road and lane closings in the Akron area. Current construction projects: Akron: -- Waterloo Road closed at railroad crossing: CSX is rebuilding the crossing in Barberton just east of Wooster Road.

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.