Education News Archive - August 09, 2005

Aug. 7--TROTWOOD -- With a Wal-Mart sales flier in one hand and a school-supply handout in the other, Charmaine White was trying to get some bang out of her 40 bucks. Like three-fourths of parents this year, White was shopping at discount retailers to save money.

Aug. 10--The attorney representing a group of former cadets of St. John's Military School in Salina said Tuesday the parents of a cadet who lost teeth and had his jaw fractured while being choked unconscious were "very satisifed" by a substantial payment made to settle the case.

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”).