General News Archive - February 24, 2009
Authorities said a would-be robber fled from a Rhode Island store after a clerk grabbed the toy gun from his hand and broke the fake weapon in half.
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.