General News Archive - March 11, 2009


Four benches in New York's Central Park honoring disgraced Wall Street executive Bernard Madoff could be targeted by vandals, area residents say.

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.