General News Archive - December 10, 2008
The holiday season is the busiest shopping time of the year - According to the National Retail Federation, more than 172 million shoppers hit the stores on Black Friday weekend this year â€“ up from 147 million in 2007.
Word of the Day
- Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
- The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".