Business News Archive - June 30, 2006
Fireworks, Gun Bust in Syosset: Nassau Cops Say They Found More Than 200 Pounds of Explosives, Cache of Firearms in Home
By Michael Frazier, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jun. 30--A Syosset man was arrested yesterday after police found several hundred pounds of illegal fireworks crammed into the attic of his home, authorities said.
Word of the Day
- A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'