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
- To play, gamble.
- To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
- A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.