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Entertainment News Archive - March 01, 2007

By Taub, Alan I; Krajewski, Paul E; Luo, Alan A; Owens, John N Author's Note: The automotive business is an ideal choice to examine the dramatic impact of improved materials and manufacturing processes on an industry.

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.'