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General News Archive - November 01, 2008

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin was "mildly amused" to learn two DJs convinced her she was on the phone with French President Nicolas Sarkozy, her campaign says.

Fayetteville, AR (Sports Network) - Dennis Johnson returned a kickoff 96 yards for the go-ahead touchdown late in the third quarter and Arkansas withstood a late Tulsa drive to pull off a 30-23 victory over the 19th-ranked and previously unbeaten Golden Hurricane at Razorback Stadium.

Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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