Business News Archive - June 24, 2006
By Kathryn Minnick, The Wisconsin State Journal Jun. 24--Crude oil prices, which have hovered around $70 per barrel for weeks, are pushing up not just the cost of driving, but also the cost of building and maintaining roads and parking surfaces.
Word of the Day
- A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.