General News Archive - February 09, 2009


Using money to achieve life experiences -- like eating out -- rather than material possessions leads to greater happiness, US researchers found.

Word of the Day
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'