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Business News Archive - August 26, 2007

By David Angier, The News Herald, Panama City, Fla. Aug. 26--The tugboat E.E. Simpson would come to rest on the sea floor as a harsh wind whipped the waves above her. She landed next to the schooner she was trying to rescue. "We were helpless and the tug was sinking fast," Capt.

Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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