Education News Archive - June 29, 2009


A British school has banned swimming class students from wearing goggles because the protective eyewear could cause injuries.

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.