General News Archive - December 01, 2008


A Sherman, Ill, man said he has created a 100,000-light animated Christmas display in his yard that synchronizes with a 43-minute loop of songs.

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.