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Education News Archive - October 05, 2005

By Shamus McGillicuddy; SHAMUS McGILLICUDDY The Patriot Ledger __________________ [CORRECTION published 9/29/05: Marshfield School Superintendent Middleton McGoodwin said parents of students at Marshfield's alternative high school have not given changes made at the school a chance to succeed.

Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.