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Entertainment News Archive - March 04, 2006

By Kerstin Gehmlich PARIS (Reuters) - Kate Moss is haunting the Paris catwalks again.

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Comedian Chevy Chase opened the Oscars in 1988 with the line: "Good evening, Hollywood phonies," and never hosted the show again.

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The gay cowboys of "Brokeback Mountain" lassoed the best feature prize at the Independent Spirit Awards, the art-house world's equivalent of the Oscars, on Saturday, a day before the picture competes for a leading eight honors at the Academy Awards.

By Mark Egan LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - And the loser is? Tom Cruise.

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'