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Business News Archive - August 31, 2006

Vancouver-based Goldcorp Inc. will acquire Glamis Gold Ltd. in a stock transaction worth $21.3 billion to create one of the world's largest gold mining companies, the firms said on Thursday.

Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).