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General News Archive - June 21, 2003

Miguel Cabrera, playing in his first major league game, hit a two-run homer in the 11th inning Friday night to give the Florida Marlins a 3-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.

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.'