General News Archive - December 30, 2008


A Cagliari, Italy, woman said she found a package containing 160,000 Euros in cash and checks -- the equivalent of $225,129 -- and turned it in to police.

Word of the Day
  • 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.