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Entertainment News Archive - March 15, 2007

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SHARON, Conn. - Yancy Butler, who starred in the cable TV show "Witchblade," has been charged with driving under the influence after crashing her Saab 900 into a wire guard rail, state police said. Butler, 36, was also charged Tuesday with failure to drive in the established lane.

Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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