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Business News Archive - August 17, 2006

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Advertising embedded in television or movie plots will more than triple by 2010 as technologies that let viewers skip commercials become more prevalent, according to a study released on Wednesday.

The Bush administration dubbed the proposal "FairPay," saying it would guarantee overtime pay eligibility to nearly 7 million low-paid workers, but labor advocates shouted, "Foul!"

Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.