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Business News Archive - February 22, 2007

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By IRWAN FIRDAUS JAKARTA, Indonesia - A fire broke out on an Indonesian ferry carrying 350 passengers Thursday, killing at least eight people, injuring dozens and prompting a massive rescue operation, port and navy officials said.

Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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