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