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General News Archive - June 13, 2004

HOUSTON - A baseball park full of high-powered friends celebrated former President George H.W. Bush's 80th birthday Saturday night, part of a weekend of festivities to be topped with a skydive Sunday.

Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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