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Business News Archive - May 31, 2006

By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun May 27--A 23-year-old Bel Air man was killed yesterday in a stabbing that occurred after an altercation between two motorists, the first homicide here in more than 20 years, police said.

By Debra Dennis, The Dallas Morning News May 24--On the final day of school Wednesday, teachers and counselors at Venus High School will hand out hugs and handkerchiefs instead of final exams. The 107-member senior class will graduate Thursday without one member.

Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.