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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
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.